Thursday, September 24, 2015

Elwood Bigfoot: Wanted: Birdie Friends!



Elwood Bigfoot: Wanted: Birdie Friends! 
Written by Jill Esbaum
Illustrated by Nate Wragg
Sterling Children’s Books, 2015. Picture Book.

Elwood Bigfoot lives in the forest and does everything alone. The only part of his life that allows him to survive such loneliness is his love of birdies. Although they always keep their distance, Elwood feels less lonely every time he sees one. One day he decides that he wants to become friends with the birdies. Thus begins a series of attempts to win over the birdies. His attempts range from throwing a party to building Birdieland! This fun book follows the loveable Elwood and has textured, cartoon-style illustrations that highlight the variety of emotions that Elwood experiences throughout his endeavor. 

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