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HARDCOVER; Coming Soon: 9/7/2021
ISBN: 978-0-8028-5574-9
Price: $ 17.99
48 Pages
Trim Size, in inches: 8.67 x 11
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In a cozy room in northern Germany, a yellow canary sings rolling melodies to the miners and carpenters of the Harz mountains. But today a bird dealer has come, and he will take the canary far, far away from everything he knows. The journey leads onto trains and steamships, across Europe and even the Atlantic. At last the canary arrives in a room in New York where he hears a strangely familiar song…

This beautiful, poignant book introduces readers to the little-known history of a beloved songbird. Lushly illustrated in rich colors, 189 Canaries is an unforgettable story about music, migration, and the search for home. 

Publishers Weekly
“Older children partial to illustrated animal-centered fiction will find much to appreciate.”
Kirkus Reviews
“A quiet story that savors the historical details of a bird’s trans-Atlantic journey.”