The Worm and the Bird by Coralie Bickford-Smith

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Read The Worm and the Bird Online Free - A new, beautifully illustrated picture book from the bestselling author of The Fox and the Star, winner of Waterstones Book of the Year 2015.

Deep below the earth, Worm dreams of having more space. There's not much room down there.

Above, Bird waits, through sun and rain and wind.

As the day goes on, will they both find what they are looking for?

From the author of The Fox and the Star, this is a book about searching and hoping, and how the smallest moment can be beautiful.

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ISBN : 1846149223
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 64 pages


karen rated it ★★★★★

October 23, 2017

soooo, apparently i’ve become a downer. which is not a shocking realization; more a confirmation of how my ever-declining circumstances have affected my mood and outlook and productivity and now, even my ability to interpret books. because if the intended message of this book is “about searching...

Simon rated it ★★★★☆

September 05, 2017

There's not too much I want to say about this book as being a picture book the story is quite condensed. I can say it's a stunning object that I think adults and children alike will love. There is also some mild peril and slight dread I wasn't expecting. Hahaha. It's also perfectly autumnal.

Kai rated it ★★☆☆☆

December 12, 2017

I'm borrowing Hannah's words when I say that this was a bit underwhelming a just "meh". Oh and I also sneakily read this in a bookshop. Find more of my books on Instagram

Rikke rated it ★★★☆☆

January 13, 2018

A beautiful book filled with pictures as meaningful as its words. Or perhaps, pictures weighs more than words in this particular case. The Worm and the Bird is a delight for the eye and the mind. It's about a worm, lived in cramped spaces beneath the earth, always working, never resting, always cr...

Karen rated it ★★★★★

September 16, 2017

A poignant little picture book that is just as beautiful inside as it is outside! A real stunner and one that both children and adults will enjoy on many levels!

Rebecca rated it ★★★★☆

August 28, 2017

Absolutely beautiful cover, and gorgeous illustrations. A somewhat dark tale about the importance of devoting time to the things that really matter.

Rogene rated it ★★★★★

January 11, 2018

Unceasingly inspirational and beautiful.

Noura rated it ★★★★☆

February 26, 2018

So soft. So familiar. So special. I am glad this exists.

Amanda rated it ★★★★☆

November 06, 2017

This was kind of depressing, which is probably why I liked it more than The Fox and The Star. It's a bit about mindfulness and the desire for solitude. It felt more like poetry than a picture book.

MagicalFi rated it ★★★☆☆

January 13, 2018

3* stars for the aesthetic pleasing art but the text wasn't for me. Nothing special in that.

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