Igor, The Bird Who Couldn't Sing

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Igor has a loud and distinctive voice, and he cannot sing in tune. He is drummed out of the Dawn Chorus for not being musical enough, so he takes singing lessons. But his teacher says that not only is he always out of tune, he has no rhythm either. Poor Igor. He goes off into the desert, where at least he can sing to himself, without being asked to stop. He builds a nest on a big rock, and starts to sing. But the rock is in fact a gigantic bird - a Dodo! - who likes his music so much that it wakes up, in order to join in.

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"One stunningly coloured and humourous spread after another . . . delightful" (Guardian)

"Kitamura's stylish illustrations draw readers into a mesmerising world where music is interpreted as kaleidoscopic shapes waft through the air." (Junior)

"Hilarious and poignant" (Glasgow Herald)

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A new paperback edition of Satoshi Kitamura's extraordinary picture book about expressing yourself and having the confidence to find an appreciative audience!

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