We are delighted to welcome best-selling author Beth Ferry (Stick and Stone) to The Book Stall for a Special Edition of our Saturday Storytime. Beth will share her beautiful new book The Scarecrow with us. Illustrated by the acclaimed Fan Brothers (The Night Gardener) The Scarecrow gives us a gorgeous and poignant picture book about two unexpected friends and the special connection they share. This tender story reminds us of the comforting power of friendship and the joy of helping others--a tale that will inspire and delight children for generations to come. Join us for the perfect picture book to welcome fall.
About the book: All the animals know not to mess with old Scarecrow. But when a small, scared crow falls from midair, Scarecrow does the strangest thing....He saves the tiny baby crow.
Soon a loving bond grows between the two unlikely friends. But is it strong enough to weather the changing of the seasons?
"A welcome addition to autumnal storytelling."--Kirkus Reviews
"A novel twist on the theme of love between adversaries."--Publishers Weekly
About the author: Beth Ferry is the author of the New York Times bestselling Stick and Stone, illustrated by Tom Lichtenheld; Pirate's Perfect Pet, illustrated by Matt Myers; Sealed with a Kiss, illustrated by Oliver Tallec; and more. She lives in New Jersey with her husband, three children, and two bulldogs. Visit her online at www.bethferry.com.
A Junior Library Guild Selection | An Indie Next List Pick | An Amazon Best Book of the Month Pick
“An emotionally impactful exploration of love and loneliness, this is an essential addition to any picture book collection.” —School Library Journal (starred review)