Little bird is curious to fly beyond the boundaries of his little forest. Though his mother warns him to stay with his friends, Little Bird takes off on his own, looking for adventure. When he arrives in the city he doesn’t know what to make of all the noises and the commotion. Before long he’s feeling frightened and homesick. Luckily for him, his friends had been checking up on him the whole time. This adorable book shows the universal pull children feel to go off on their own, even as they long to stay tethered to home.
Domenico Granata was born in Naples, Italy in 1977. His early interest in art led him first to drawing, and then to children’s book illustrations. Mr. Granata lives in Reggio Emilia, a small city in central Italy, where he works as an architect and a high school teacher. This is his first book for minedition.