Author(s): Mem Fox; Nicholas Wilton (Illustrator)
Two flocks of birds began to fear each other because of their differences. The fear grew, and soon the birds became enemies, hoarding great quantities of weapons to protect themselves--until panic struck and the chance for peace seemed lost forever.
"Turns Fox into a contemporary Aesop."--Kirkus Reviews
"Powerful...The text's pointed poetry will sink directly into children's hearts."--Publishers Weekly
"This allegory is alive with symbolic references and ideas....Vivid."--School Library Journal