The charming, simple tale of an unlikely friendship between a lonely caged canary and the lemon that hangs from the tree outside his window.
Jim Averbeck is the author of many books for young readers. His
first book, In a Blue Room, was a Charlotte Zolotow Honor book. His
other books include Except If; Oh No, Little Dragon; The Market
Bowl; and his middle-grade novel A Hitch at the Fairmont. His most
recent book, One Word From Sophia, was an IndyNext Top 10 for
Summer 2015. Find Jim online at jimaverbeck.com.
Amy Hevron is an illustrator, designer and children's book author. In both 2015 and 2016, she received the Portfolio Honor Award from the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. Amy draws inspiration from wildlife, nature, and travel. She lives in Seattle, Washington.
*Both poignant and triumphant at once.--Kirkus, starred review *Averbeck offers a lovely ode to friendship that gets even better with repeat readings. The deceptively simplistic acrylic illustrations on wood offer an endearing counterpoint to the charming story.--School Library Journal, starred review