Item description for The Bird's Gift: A Ukrainian Easter Story by Eric A. Kimmel...
Villagers take in a flock of golden birds nearly frozen by an early snow and are rewarded with beautifully decorated eggs the next spring.
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Studio: Holiday House
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 11.35" Width: 8.79" Height: 0.39" Weight: 0.92 lbs.
Release Date Mar 31, 1999
Publisher Holiday House
ISBN 0823413845 ISBN13 9780823413843
Availability 0 units.
More About Eric A. Kimmel
Eric A. Kimmel is the author of over a hundred books for children. He and his wife live in Portland, Oregon, only a two-hour drive from the ocean, where they watch the migration of the gray whales every year.
Andrew Glass is the author and illustrator of many books for children, including the Newbery Honor books Graven Images: Three Stories by Paul Fleischman and The Wish Giver: Three Tales of Coven Tree by Bill Brittain. Andrew lives in Manhattan with his wife and daughter.
Eric A. Kimmel currently resides in Portland, in the state of Oregon.
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Reviews - What do customers think about The Bird's Gift: A Ukrainian Easter Story?
a reader from New Jersey Apr 12, 2002
I have always been interested in the Ukrainian art of pysanky and found this book touching. Anyone interested in seeing fine examples of Ukrainian Pysanky should visit the pysanky showcase website at www.pysankyshowcase.com.
Beautifully illustrated delightful Easter folk tale. Mar 29, 1999
The Birds' Gift is a wonderful folk tale of the Easter Season. The Ukrainian villagers help the birds trapped over the winter. The birds repay the kindness by leaving behind beautiful Easter Eggs when they go on their own in the spring. The author tells the story in a lovely gentle manner. The illustrations are delightful, especially the last two pages with intricately designed Ukrainian Easter eggs. Highly recommended.