Birdie loves the fall. She can't wait to go apple picking with Mommy and her dog, Monster, wear big fuzzy sweaters, and play touch football with her friends. Read more...
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Birdie loves the fall. She can't wait to go apple picking with Mommy and her dog, Monster, wear big fuzzy sweaters, and play touch football with her friends. But Birdie can't stop thinking about Halloween One year she was a robot, and another she was a mummy-princess. But this year, nothing is feeling quite right... until Birdie visits her local museum, and is INSPIRED by everything she finds.
Sujean Rim offers another winning story about being yourself that's rich with warm fall colors, beautiful collage, and unforgettable images of Birdie dressed as everyone from Albert Einstein to Sandra Day O'Connor to the first female President
- ISBN-13: 9780316407465
- ISBN-10: 0316407461
- Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
- Publish Date: July 2016
- Page Count: 40
- Reading Level: Ages 3-6
- Dimensions: 9.9 x 9.9 x 0.4 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1 pounds
Publishers Weekly® Reviews
- Reviewed in: Publishers Weekly, page .
- Review Date: 2016-08-01
- Reviewer: Staff
Wardrobe concerns have often loomed large for Rim’s heroine, so it’s only natural that picking the perfect Halloween costume proves tricky for her. A museum visit gets Birdie thinking about dressing up as someone historic (Rim shows portraits of Neil Armstrong, Joan of Arc, Sandra Day O’Connor, and others on display), and when Birdie asks, “Mommy, can I really be anything I want to be?” the subtext of the question extends well beyond costumes. Birdie’s final decision? Well, it involves her dog dressing up as a Secret Service agent, and it’s not a “First Lady” costume, as one of her friends initially guesses. As in the previous Birdie books, Rim creates graceful mixed-media portraits of stylish kids being kids—playing touch football, jumping in autumn leaves, and thinking, just a little, about what their futures might hold. Ages 4–8. Agent: Holly McGhee, Pippin Properties. (July)