I Am Henry Finch

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I Am Henry Finch
Written by Alexis Deacon
Format: Hardback
ISBN-10: 0763678120
ISBN-13: 9780763678128
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I Am Henry Finch

author: Alexis Deacon
illustrators: Viviane Schwarz; Silvia Viviane Schwarz

The finches live in a big flock that makes such a racket nobody can hear themselves think. But one day a small bird wakes up in quiet darkness and has a thought, and he hears it: I am Henry Finch. . . . I could be great. The next day, the Beast comes, and Henry sees his chanceóbut then a mouth opens wide, and the path to greatness turns out to have some unexpected twists. Delightful illustrations pair with a quirky, funny, and uplifting story for budding philosophers of all ages.

Bravery plays out in surprising ways when a little finch starts having big thoughts.
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$16.99 / $20.00
isbn-10/isbn-13:
0763678120 /  9780763678128
on sale date:
09/2015
type/format:
Picture Books / Hardback
age range:
5 yrs - 8 yrs
# of pages/size:
40 / 9 3/4" x 11 5/16"
grade range:
Kindergarten - Grade 3
 
subjects:
Juvenile Fiction; Animals; Social Issues; Family;
author’s comments:
Alexis Deacon is the author of A Place to Call Home and Cheese Belongs to You!, both illustrated by Viviane Schwarz. He is also an acclaimed illustrator: Beegu and Jitterbug Jam, both of which he illustrated, were named New York Times Best Illustrated Books of the Year. Alexis Deacon lives in London.
illustrator’s comments:
Viviane Schwarz is the author-illustrator of There Are Cats in This Book, which was short-listed for a Kate Greenaway Medal, as well as There Are No Cats in This Book and The Sleepwalkers. She is also the illustrator of Alexis Deacon's A Place to Call Home and Cheese Belongs to You! Viviane Schwarz lives in London.
 
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