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A grandmother and her granddaughter help an injured bird in this moving story about love, the fascination with nature, and letting go
One winter day a grandmother and her granddaughter find an injured bird. They pick him up and take him home to heal him, until he is able to fly around the room. It's wonderful... Everything is wonderful at Grandma's house! But a wonderful moment can also be bittersweet: the bird has recovered and it's time to let it fly free.
Inspired by a childhood experience of hers, the story that Blanca Gómez creates is seemingly simple, but morally and emotionally intense, full of love and fascination, and a deep respect for nature.
Nature · Love · Birds
Harry N. Abrams
"Spanish author/illustrator Gómez’s semi-autobiographical tribute to her own abuela is a charming window into an idyllic childhood infused with love for all living things. This little gem elicits a sense of deep-seated comfort and refuge for these uncertain times." [Kirkus Reviews]