Robin's Winter Song
Written by Suzanne Barton
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One of our Books of the Year 2015 - November 2015 Julia Eccleshare's Book of the Month Beautifully illustrated, this buoyant and cheerful story captures Robin’s delight as the new season arrives! There’s a chill in the air and all of Robin’s friends are flying away to somewhere warmer. They make winter sound scary, greedy and cold. When Bear goes off for his long winter sleep Robin snuggles up with him so as to avoid all the bad things he has heard about. But Robin doesn’t sleep for long and soon is he out enjoying the wonderful new weather with new friends. An excellent introduction to the seasons. ~ Julia Eccleshare
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Robin's Winter Song by Suzanne Barton
The forest was bustling with activity. As the red and orange leaves swirled in the wind, Robin started to worry. Something was changing. Finch was flying south, because Winter was coming. Squirrel was burying food, because Winter was coming. Even Owl was making his nest warm. Why? That's right - because Winter was coming. Robin decided he didn't like the sound of Winter one little bit. But that was before the snow ...
Suzanne Barton’s stunning debut picture book, The Dawn Chorus, was shortlisted for The Waterstones Children’s Book Prize. Robin’s Winter Song is her second book. It is a wonderfully heartfelt story of a little robin's first winter - destined to become a classic.
PRAISE FOR THE DAWN CHORUS:
‘Beautifully illustrated and simply told – with a surprise ending – this is a charming bedtime book for the very young’ Irish Examiner
‘A sweetly encouraging fable about the importance of balancing the desire to belong with an understanding of one’s own unique talents’ Teach Primary
‘An easy-to-read and heart-warming story about doing your best and recognising your own talents that will appeal to all ages’ Practical Pre-School
‘A charming story about finding your own voice, with eye-catching mixed media illustrations in warm shades of brown and gold. A strong debut picture book’ CBI Recommended Reads
‘A delightfully whimsical tale which stands out for the charming illustrations and excellent production’ Parents in Touch
‘Suzanne's debut is colourful and wonderful, the perfect book to celebrate the clocks going forward, the buds emerging, blossom adorning the trees and of course lots and lots of birds showing us how to truly enjoy our mornings!’ Read it, Daddy!
‘Here assuredly is an artist to follow with interest; this debut book is a delight from cover to cover’ Red Reading Hub
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