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by Mordicai Gerstein

Category: Literature and Fiction
Subcategory: Children
Author: Mordicai Gerstein
ISBN: 0374371393
ISBN13: 978-0374371395
Language: English
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR); 1st edition (May 1, 2003)
Pages: 32
Fb2 eBook: 1127 kb
ePub eBook: 1318 kb
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Using detailed illustrations, Mordicai Gerstein tells the little-known story of how sparrows came to America and how John Bardsley came to be known as Sparrow Jack.

A lively twist on the immigrant storyWhen John Bardsley leaves England. Using detailed illustrations, Mordicai Gerstein tells the little-known story of how sparrows came to America and how John Bardsley came to be known as Sparrow Jack. Sparrow Jack is a 2004 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.

In 1868, the Englishman imported 1000 sparrows to the United States. This odd historical tidbit, in Gerstein's skilled hands shapes up into a funny and engrossing tale. playful touches make these humble creatures (sparrows) soar.

Written and Illustrated by Mordicai Gerstein. Bring Sparrows to America 10 7 in. The City Council Turned his Down 9 7 in. He Set Off on his Own 9 15. 75 in. Title Pager . 6.

FREE shipping on qualifying offers. A lively twist on the immigrant story When John Bardsley leaves England to seek his fortune in America.

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He illustrated the comic mystery fiction series Something Queer is Going On. Gerstein was born in Los Angeles, California. He illustrated the Something Queer Is Going On series, written by Elizabeth Levy, from 1973 to 2003. He won the 2004 Caldecott Medal for .

A lively twist on the immigrant story When John Bardsley leaves England to seek his fortune in America, he finds that his new city, Philadelphia, is crawling with inchworms! No one seems to know how to get rid of them, and the American birds turn up their beaks at the thought of eating any.

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Captain Jack Sparrow is the titular main protagonist of Pirates of the Caribbean film series, first appearing in The Curse of the Black Pearl

Captain Jack Sparrow is the titular main protagonist of Pirates of the Caribbean film series, first appearing in The Curse of the Black Pearl. Though he is a pirate, Jack is a good man, doing what he deems necessary to keep himself and his friends out of trouble, though usually failing at doing so. Jack was finally the hero that he really is and saved Will Turner as a proof of his redemption and is considered one of Disney's most popular modern heroes

A lively twist on the immigrant storyWhen John Bardsley leaves England to seek his fortune in America, he finds that his new city, Philadelphia, is crawling with inchworms! No one seems to know how to get rid of them, and the American birds turn up their beaks at the thought of eating any. Recalling his rescue of a very hungry baby sparrow when he was a boy, John comes up with a novel way to solve the problem, and he once again sets sail across the ocean in order to save his new city – with some help from his feathered friends.Using detailed illustrations, Mordicai Gerstein tells the little-known story of how sparrows came to America and how John Bardsley came to be known as Sparrow JackSparrow Jack is a 2004 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.
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