Hungry Bird by Jeremy Tankard is about a day out that nearly turns into a snack-time disaster. Through its colorful, quirky illustrations and perfect for story-time text, Hungry Bird teaches lessons about friendship, sharing, and trying new things, all while Bird’s over-the-top reactions crack up kids and parents alike.
Why we like it: Who doesn’t enjoy reading about a hungry bird’s melodramatic meltdown?!? Author and illustrator Jeremy Tankard presents a humorous take on a universal problem of not being able to find the perfect snack. Young readers will enjoy the illustrations which pop out of the page with their bold, black outlines and bright colors. They will also relate to Hungry Bird’s relentless whining and stubbornness. Sure to hit a funny bone or two.