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The strange birds of Flannery O'Connor

Author: Amy Alznauer; Ping Zhu, (Illustrator)
Publisher: New York : Enchanted Lion Books, [2020] ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Fiction : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"When she was young, the writer Flannery O'Connor was captivated by the chickens in her yard. She'd watch their wings flap, their beaks peck, and their eyes glint. At age six, her life was forever changed when she and a chicken she had been training to walk forwards and backwards were featured in the Pathe News, and she realized that people want to see what is odd and strange in life. But while she loved birds of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Biographical fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Picture books
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: Flannery O'Connor; Flannery O'Connor; Flannery O'Connor
Material Type: Biography, Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amy Alznauer; Ping Zhu, (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781592702954 1592702953
OCLC Number: 1119481708
Description: 54 unnumbered pages : illustrations (chiefly colour), portraits ; 32 cm
Responsibility: text, Amy Alznauer ; illustrations, Ping Zhu.

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"I intend to stand firm and let the peacocks multiply, for I am sure that, in the end, the last word will be theirs."- Flannery O'Connor.  Read more...

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Like O'Connor, this gangly art object of a book tracing her first forays as a writer to an outsize fascination with the chickens in her childhood backyard is a "strange bird," in the most wondrous of Read more...

 
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