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Author Lachenmeyer, Nathaniel, 1969-

Title Broken beaks / by Nathaniel Lachenmeyer ; illustrated by Robert Ingpen
Published South Yarra, [Vic.] : Michelle Anderson Publishing, 2003

Copies

Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS CRC  PICTURE BOOK Lac/Bbe  AVAILABLE
 MELB CRC  PICTURE BOOK Lac/Bbe  UNAVAILABLE C19
 W'BOOL CRC  PICTURE BOOK Lac/Bbe  AVAILABLE
Description 29 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
Series Victorian Premier's Reading Challenge ; K-2
Summary Explains to children, by using the story of a small sparrow and the kindness of a homeless man, how we can change our attitudes to the homeless and the plight of the mentally ill on our streets. Ages 6+
Analysis juvenile Nonfiction
Picture books
Notes Readers of all ages will be moved by this powerful narrative, which highlights the heroism and dignity of people with mental illness. Broken beaks is a beautiful story about the friendship between a small sparrow and a homeless man
Audience For primary and secondary school aged children
Subject Homeless persons -- Juvenile literature.
Mentally ill -- Juvenile literature.
Human-animal relationships -- Juvenile fiction.
Injured animals -- Juvenile fiction
Homelessness -- Juvenile literature.
Homelessness -- Juvenile fiction.
Homeless persons -- Juvenile fiction.
Sparrows -- Juvenile fiction.
Mentally ill -- Juvenile fiction.
Friendship -- Juvenile fiction.
Genre/Form Picture books.
Fiction.
Juvenile works.
Fiction.
Author Ingpen, Robert, 1936-
ISBN 0855723351