Kozo the Sparrow

Item # 158465.

Written and illustrated by Allen Say. 

Based on a true story and gorgeously illustrated, this tale from iconic picture book creator, Allen Say, is filled with compassion and empathy. A young boy sees a baby bird quivering in the hands of a neighborhood bully. Suddenly, he wants the orphan sparrow more than anything. He trades all his treasures for the bird and calls it Kozo, Little Boy. But how will he keep Kozo alive? In this painted album of memory, eight-year-old Allen Say talks about the best friend he made in his childhood. 

Hardbound: 40 pp.  

Copies with author-signed bookplates available while supplies last!

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