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Ten Birds by Cybele Young

Ten Birds (edition 2011)

by Cybele Young, Cybele Young (Illustrator)

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Title:Ten Birds
Authors:Cybele Young
Other authors:Cybele Young (Illustrator)
Info:Kids Can Press, Ltd. (2011), Hardcover, 32 pages
Collections:Your library
Tags:birds, counting, problem solving, concept book

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Ten Birds by Cybele Young



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A funny little counting story as well as a lesson about life...where brilliant isn't always better. Children will love the simplicity of this story with the funny illustrations of each bird devising a way to cross the bridge. A great book for encouraging creative thinking as well as common sense and self-confidence--all in that subtle way that children don't notice because they love the story so much.
  cameroneshaw | Aug 8, 2015 |
Beautiful drawings! This book is a fun way to get children engaged with numbers and counting.
  noah23 | Mar 14, 2015 |
It is a book illustrations help much to compression of the concept to be taught to students. Besides the illustrations are brilliant though they are in black and white. Helps young students in solving problems in the right orrganizacion when account numbers.
  ana.j.diaz.1 | Mar 9, 2015 |
Captivating and rich art work done in black pen and ink on white. A powerful message is delivered in a whimsical tale that delights young and old. Not only a counting book, but also inventive in its illustrations and themes. ( )
  SaritaInce | Feb 28, 2015 |
Really creative counting book! I love all the complicated ways the birds try to get themselves across the bridge. It would be fun to read aloud to a class, as I think they would get such a kick out of these silly birds! I also love how they present the numbers, being made out of materials from their environment. What a fun way to learn numbers.
  InstantLaila | Dec 8, 2014 |
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A clever counting book and fable unlike any other and winner of the 2011 Governor General's Award for Illustration. Ten birds are trying to figure out how to get to the other side of the river. The bird they call "Brilliant" devises a pair of stilts. The bird they call "Highly Satisfactory" engineers a raft. One by one, nine resourceful birds make the crossing until a single bird is left behind - the one they call "Needs Improvement." This bird's solution proves surprising, and absurdly simple.
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Ten birds are trying to figure out how to get to the other side of the river. Will the simplest solution be the best?

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