Igor: The Bird Who Couldn't Sing

Publisher: Andersen Press

Spring has arrived and Igor can't wait to express his joy by singing. But when he joins in the Dawn Chorus, the other birds fall about laughing.

Even Madam Goose, the music teacher, is defeated by Igor's individual style, so he decides, reluctantly, to renounce singing and flies off to a deserted plain where he sets about nest-building.

One evening, however, Igor is so struck by the beauty of the sunset that he breaks out in song once more, and this time his unique style has magical results...

This is a life-affirming and hugely enjoyable story about the joy of being different and the joy of self-expression.

Kitamura's colourful and expressive pen and watercolour illustrations, which are full of humorous, delightful details, such as a field full of orchestra-playing sheep, perfectly capture both Igor's joy and his individuality.

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