Sparrow Girl

Author(s): Sara Pennypacker

Children's Picture Books

Ming-Li looked up and tried to imagine the sky silent, empty of birds. It was a terrible thought. Her country's leader had called sparrows the enemy of the farmers--they were eating too much grain, he said. He announced a great "Sparrow War" to banish them from China, but Ming-Li did not want to chase the birds away. As the people of her village gathered with firecrackers and gongs to scatter the sparrows, Ming-Li held her ears and watched in dismay. The birds were falling from the trees, frightened to death! Ming-Li knew she had to do something--even if she couldn't stop the noise. Quietly, she vowed to save as many sparrows as she could, one by one...

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Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9781423111870
  • : Hyperion Books
  • : Hyperion Books
  • : February 2011
  • : 246mm X 237mm X 9mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : April 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : illustrations
  • : Hardback
  • : Hardback
  • : 32
  • : 32
  • : bl2009004597
  • : Sara Pennypacker
  • : bl2009004597
  • : Sara Pennypacker
  • : 781.66
  • : 781.66
  • : English
  • : English
  • : Yoko Tanaka
  • : Yoko Tanaka
  • : illustrations