Song for Papa Crow: 09/19/13
Song for Papa Crow by Marit Menzin is a picture book about a young crow who is trying to find his place in the world. Little Crow is unhappy with his caw. Papa Crow does what he can to soothe him and make him see the importance of it.
Little Crow is unhappy because the other birds are laughing at him. He wants to fit in. But he does eventually learn the power and importance of his caw.
Along with Little Crow's caw, the book includes the calls of a variety of other birds. It's a good start for children who might be interested in bird watching.
The colorful illustrations are a mixed media collage. They are the big draw of the book. Her primary medium is cut paper.
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