Grumpy Bird

Grumpy Bird

Picture Book - 2007
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Feeling too grumpy to fly, Bird begins to walk and finds that his mood changes as other animals join him.
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, c2007.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780439851473
Characteristics: [28] p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm.


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VaughanPLTiziana Feb 10, 2020

Bird wakes up grumpy and doesn't feel like eating, playing, or flying today, so he decides to walk. Along the way, many of his friends decide to keep him company. When he stops, they stop. When he jumps, they jump. By the end, Bird forgets about his grumpy mood and just enjoys being with his friends. Colourful illustrations.

VaughanPLDonnalee Apr 18, 2017

This is a fantastic read-aloud. It is very funny, has a great rhythm, and a great positive message. I have asked children to make super grumpy faces when we start, and they have obliged with hilarious results. Children and parents are always smiling by the end. Truly charming and delightful. The bright colourful pictures complement the story nicely.

Sep 02, 2016

A goofy story that is sweet but all the animals flying at the end was a little silly. My toddler loves reading this book. He also likes that it is a good story to practice his sign language for grumpy, the various animals, and he adds happy at the end

vpl_childrens Dec 15, 2015

Grumpy bird is in a very bad mood until his friends turn a grumpy walk into a game of follow the leader. Themes - Friendship, Feelings

tamarav Mar 20, 2014

Best book ever.

Sep 25, 2012

My two-year-old loves this book. We read it and act it out often.

forbesrachel Sep 21, 2012

Sometimes all it takes is some good friends and a silly situation to change your mood. The bold art style is very appealing.

YogiMumma Jun 16, 2012

Both 5 and 7 year old LOVE this book! The illustrations are awesome!

StewartM Mar 25, 2011

Fabulous story-time book! Great fun can be had with the different characters voices and a game of follow the leader is a good tie in activity for when the story is done!

Mar 02, 2011

Jeremy Tankards depiction of character and his sense of humour are brilliant. great for read-aloud.

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