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Hilda and the Bird Parade by Luke Pearson

Hilda and the Bird Parade (edition 2013)

by Luke Pearson

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Title:Hilda and the Bird Parade
Authors:Luke Pearson
Info:Flying Eye Books (2013), Hardcover, 44 pages
Collections:Your library
Tags:fiction, comics, UK, graphic novel

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Hilda and the Bird Parade by Luke Pearson



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Just wonderful! I've read all the Hilda books now. My review for the new one will be coming shortly. This is the book that has Hilda and her mother moving to the city of Trollburg. Hilda finds it hard being in the city at first but comes to recognise from her observations that there are many things to discover here. We are introduced to a new character, Thunderbird, the raven, who first Hilda helps when some kids throw rocks at him and, in the end, helps Hilda to find her mum at the Bird Parade. No trolls in this volume but we're shown where they live and why the city is called Trollburg. ( )
  ElizaJane | Sep 15, 2016 |
What a great book. It is not a long read but what a great read. As soon as I finished it I want to read it again. It has all the wonderment of being a child. Wow ( )
  Hassanchop | Jul 4, 2016 |
These are really growing on me.
  mirikayla | Feb 8, 2016 |
Hilda and the Bird Parade by Luke Pearson is the third of the Hilda books. Hilda and her mother have moved away from their cabin, to a busy city. The mother now has to work outside of the home, leaving Hilda on her own.

Scared of a new city, confused by its size and complexity, and befriended by the wrong crowd, Hilda's introduction to city life isn't going so well. Her mother and she have plans to watch an annual parade celebrating a local bird spirit.

Hilda with her ability to see what most people can't (first sight, second thoughts Ñ a perfect term from Wee Free Men), she gets to experience a magic she thought she had left behind on her mountain.

It's a beautiful book with nods to the Japanese spirit procession, but with birds and in a city that's Alpine. The colors are bold and saturated, taking on the harsh tones of a busy city and the rich hues of dusk and torch light.

The next book in the series is Hilda and the Black Hound (2014) ( )
  pussreboots | Aug 5, 2014 |
This graphic novel is about a free sprirted little girl with blue hair that is moved from the woods to a city. She lives with an over protective mother. One day she is let out of the house with some of her new classmates and explores the city. Each activity that she takes part in is not exactly a good thing. At one point, one of her companions throws rocks at birds in a tree hitting one. Hilda decides to help the bird. The bird doesn’t remember who is or what he is supposed to be doing. Hilda takes him on an adventure around the city because she gets lost and can’t find her way home. The illustrations in the book are done nicely with bright colors and it’s an easy read. ( )
  cfranson | Feb 11, 2014 |
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"In the latest installment of the Hildafolk series, Hilda is thrust into a new life in the bustling city of Trolberg, far from the magic and wonder of her birthplace in the Fjords. Lamenting the loss of her enchanting, wooded surroundings, Hilda wonders if she'll ever recapture the same excitement in this strange new concrete forest. Hilda is set for a thunderbolt of surprise as she discovers that her new city is not quite as plain as it seems and neither is the impending and mysterious annual Bird Parade!"--Cover p. [4].… (more)

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