The Scarebird

The Scarebird A lonely old farmer realizes the value of human friendship when a young man comes to help him and his scarecrow with their farm

  • Title: The Scarebird
  • Author: Sid Fleischman Peter Sís
  • ISBN: 9780688073176
  • Page: 489
  • Format: Hardcover
  • A lonely old farmer realizes the value of human friendship when a young man comes to help him and his scarecrow with their farm.

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    1. Personal reaction- I love the Scarebird! Heartfelt story that uses fun illustrations to show the relationship between the farmer and the Scarebird. Purposes: This story could be read to 1st-2nd graders. The story shows how a friendship is made when the farmer makes the Scarebird and then tends to his needs when the weather starts to change. The farmer even gives the Scarebird his own clothes. The farmer ends up making a friend, not only the Scarebird but also a young boy who ends up helping the [...]

    2. The Scarebird by Sid Fleischman and illustrated by Peter Sís is a cautionary tale of life alone on the farm. A man who has chosen to keep to himself finds himself in need of a scarecrow — or a scarebird — as he calls it.pussreboots/blog/2017/comm

    3. In this scarecrow tale a lonely farmer befriends his scarebird even loaning it clothes, playing checkers with it, and playing it music on his harmonica. One day a young man appears and little by little takes the place of the scarebird.

    4. This one is sort of between a kids story and a young adult tale. It's for simple readers but it's a charming story with a bit more depth to it than many. I enjoyed it myself.

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