From award-winning author Liz Garton Scanlon and celebrated artist Frann Preston-Gannon comes a gorgeously illustrated, lyrical counting book that will have young readers' imaginations taking flight.
One dark bird is perched up high, with a view of the town and a taste of the sky. Then she's joined by two more, then three, then four. Before long, there are hundreds of starlings dancing across the sky-and avoiding a hunting hawk with one of the most spectacular tricks in the animal kingdom. Then, when night comes, the starlings begin to depart, until finally there is just one dark bird perched way up high, with a view of the town and a taste of the sky.
Frann Preston-Gannon is an illustrator and author whose picture books have been shortlisted for such awards as the Waterstone's Children's prize and The Cambridgeshire Read It Again Prize. She was also long-listed for the Kate Greenaway award in 2014. In April 2011, she became the first UK recipient of the Sendak Fellowship, after which Frann spent a month lMore about Frann Preston-Gannon