The Bowerbird

Julia Donaldson

Illustrated by Catherine Rayner
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30 March 2023
32 pages

The Bowerbird is the irresistible tale of Bert – a small bird with a very big heart, from Number One bestselling Julia Donaldson and Catherine Rayner, winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal for Illustration.

Bert the bowerbird has made the most perfect bower nest, complete with a pretty purple flower, and is hoping it will help him to meet the bird of his dreams. But will all his efforts to create a beautiful display be enough to win over Nanette?

A stunningly illustrated book with a wonderful rhyming tale for little ones, from the creators of The Go-Away Bird.

Witty, touching and stunningly illustrated rhyming tale of kindly bowerbird Bert in search of a mate

Sally Morris,, The Daily Mail

Donaldson's accumulative rhyme is an irresistible memory game, and charming pictures lead to a happy ending.

Nicolette Jones, The Sunday Times

Rayner's illustrations dovetail seamlessly with Donaldson's clever rhymes so that everyone can join in with this heart-warming tale that will fly into and melt your heart

Scottish BookTrust

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