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The Birds of Killingworth

The Birds of Killingworth Squire Case is furious Year after year the birds of Killingworth feast happily on his crops while he loses money Resolved to rid the community of these thieves the squire calls a town meeting and p

  • Title: The Birds of Killingworth
  • Author: Robert D. San Souci Kimberly Bulcken Root
  • ISBN: 9780803721111
  • Page: 499
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Squire Case is furious Year after year, the birds of Killingworth feast happily on his crops, while he loses money Resolved to rid the community of these thieves, the squire calls a town meeting and proclaims that all adult birds should be killed and their young left to die of starvation The farmers and townsfolk agree wholeheartedly Only the squire s daughter, AlmiSquire Case is furious Year after year, the birds of Killingworth feast happily on his crops, while he loses money Resolved to rid the community of these thieves, the squire calls a town meeting and proclaims that all adult birds should be killed and their young left to die of starvation The farmers and townsfolk agree wholeheartedly Only the squire s daughter, Almira, and the schoolmaster, Noah, realize that the birds play an important part in nature s plan But can they rescue the birds before it s too late Based on a poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, The Birds of Killingworth is a hopeful, high spirited tale reminding us that the compassion of just a few can help ensure the prosperity of all living creatures Pictures by Kimberly Bulcken Root

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    1. Robert D. San Souci Kimberly Bulcken Root

      Mr San Souci lives in San Francisco, California.

    626 Comments

    1. This book is a beautifully written and illustrated work of art. The life lesson taught in this book is simply that people should not disturb the cycle of life. The people need the birds like the birds need the insects like the insects need the plants and so on. Trying to rid the town of the birds turned out to be a disaster due to the increased number of insects that began destroying the crops and infesting the homes of the townspeople. In the end the birds were looked upon as totally necessary [...]


    2. The improvement I would have liked to have seen would be to include the original poem as part of the endnotes. I had to go search for it as follow up. But the book itself is wonderful and the story - stand alone - or as an accompaniment to a study of Longfellow's poetry is wonderful.


    3. I have to admit that I haven't read much of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's works, but I was intrigued that Robert D. San Souci turned the poem into a story. The narrative was engaging and after we read the story we discussed how interrupting one part of an ecology or a food chain can seriously damage the delicate balance of an entire ecosystem. And while one creature might be considered a pest, removing it from an environment can have second order effects that are entirely unwanted. The illustrati [...]


    4. Beautifully illustrated story based on the Longfellow poem. When the town squire decides all adult birds should be killed because they are destroying his crops, his daughter and the schoolmaster embark on an alternate plan.



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