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Tom's Tweet by Jill Esbaum

Tom's Tweet

by Jill Esbaum

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Unlikely friendship between cat and bird. ( )
  Sullywriter | Apr 3, 2013 |
NCLA Review: Tom, the cat, sets out to find his morning breakfast. He comes across a small bird, a Tweet. Tom decides the Tweet is too small to eat. He tries to take it back to its nest but he is attacked by mother bird. Tom tries many ways to make the Tweet happy. He finally manages to get the Tweet back to its nest. But in his sleep, Tom dreams of the Tweet. The next morning he found his Tweet on the ground again. Tom tries to explain to the Tweet why they can't be friends but even mother bird sees Tom's soft heart. Humorous illustrations and a rhyming text convey the theme of friendship and acceptance in spite of differences. Rating 2 —NP ( )
  ncla | Mar 13, 2012 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0375851712, Hardcover)

Tom is on the hunt for a tasty morning treat when he spies a flip-flapping, fluttery bird just there for the taking. Hello, breakfast! But little Tweet with his big black button eyes is too skinny to eat. Tom is determined to not get involved, but he can't just leave Tweet there . . . frightened, unhappy, alone. Consarn it! It's just Tom's luck to get stuck with a Tweet!

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:02:47 -0400)

When a cat finds a bedraggled baby bird that has fallen from its nest, an unlikely friendship develops between the two.

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