When Nerdy Birdy signs up for Tweetster, the new friends start flying in, much to the dismay of Nerdy's best friend, Vulture.
Aaron Reynolds is a New York Times-bestselling author of many highly acclaimed books for kids, including Carnivores, Chicks and Salsa, Joey Fly, Private Eye, and the Caldecott Honour-winning Creepy Carrots! He lives in the Chicago area with his wife, two kids, four cats, and between three and ten fish, depending on the day. Matt Davies was the recipient of the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartoons, the inaugural 2004 Herblock Prize, and the 2001 Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award. He and his wife, Lucy, live in Wilton, Connecticut, with their three children.
There's a lesson here about how easy it is to misread and misuse tone when it comes to electronic communication, but it's the entertaining birds-of-a-feather friendship dynamic that's the biggest tweet, er, treat for readers.--Horn Book