Pandora is a lone survivor in a world filled with damaged objects. She creates a lovely home for herself, but no one ever pays her a visit. Then, one day, something falls from the sky, a broken-winged bird.
Pandora gradually strengthens the bird. The bird gradually assists Pandora in feeling less alone. The bird resumes flight and always returns with seeds, flowers, and other tiny gifts. However, it eventually flies away and does not return. Pandora is inconsolable. Until such time as things begin to grow, This is a visually magnificent celebration of connection and rejuvenation.
Then an injured bird falls from the sky one day. Pandora is at a loss for how to console this guest, so she simply watches over it throughout the night. This is an act of gentleness and nurturing love. After a few days, the visitor departs, but periodically returns with presents from distant lands. However, the bird does not return one day.
Pandora’s heart is shattered, and her world becomes bleak. However, as time passes, things begin to sprout around her. The sun shines brilliantly and the air is filled with the sound of chirping. Victoria Turnbull, a writer and illustrator, has crafted an extremely moving fable about loneliness, caring, generosity, and rejuvenation. It is appropriate for children ages 4 to 7.
Author Victoria Turnbull
Victoria Turnbull is a rising talent in children’s literature. In 2013, she won the Association of Illustrators’ New Talent Award in the category of children’s books, and in 2015, she was nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal for her debut, The Sea Tiger, in which author Jill Bennett discovered “echoes of Sendak.”
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