By Tammi Sauer (Author), Stephanie Laberis (Illustrator)
Format Hardcover Picture Book
by Tammi Sauer, Stephanie Laberis
Lovebird Lou adores life with his family and friends on the island they call home. But when he travels to the other side of the island and sees the amazing abilities on display by different birds, Lou feels unfulfilled with the laidback lovebird lifestyle. With his adoring parents cheering him on, Lou decides to spread his wings and see what else he can accomplish. This sweet, funny story celebrates individuality, self-discovery, and the joy of community.
PRAISE”Sauer’s narrative unfolds with an appealing main character, well-paced action, and accessible humor... Laberis creates expressive characters within vivid scenes that make good use of repeated shapes. A lively, colorful picture book.” —Booklist
"This entertaining picture book would be a wonderful read-aloud and discussion starter for early grade schoolers. The bright and colorful illustrations sparkle with humor, and many young readers will readily identify with Lou’s identity crisis. A funny but touching story about learning to accept who you are." —Kirkus Reviews -
ABOUT THE AUTHOR(S)
Tammi Sauer is a full-time children’s book author of numerous picture books, including Cowboy Camp, Chicken Dance, Nugget & Fang, Your Alien, and Mary Had a Little Glam. Tammi and her family live in Edmond, OK.
Stephanie Laberis is the illustrator of the Grumpy Cat series of Golden Books and more than 20 picture books including Sterling's Just So Willow. She lives with her family in San Francisco.