Book review – One Dark Bird

One Dark Bird by Liz Garton Scanlon and Frann Preston-Gannon.

This book is nicely different in that incorporates counting within the story. It’s cleverly done and adds an extra dimension to this atmospheric tale.

The one dark bird is a starling, looking here much more glorious than his real life counterpart! Then there are two, then more, until they become a flock, swooping and soaring to avoid a predatory hawk. 

The illustrations are gorgeous, beautifully styled, full of rough textures and good use of colour.

Definitely one to check out!

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