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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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Beautiful illustrations; nice engineering designs.
  gretchensanders | Mar 12, 2016 |
This is the story of ten birds who want to cross a bridge. With a load of different tools and useful resources around them, each bird comes up with a unique way to get across the bridge, one by one. The black and white contrast images are engaging and unique.
  npetzold | Dec 9, 2015 |
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 |
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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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