This wonderfully illustrated children's book is a must have. Fly Free is a story book for kids that surely has valuable lessons great story line and beautiful images all in one! It will be signed by Eujin and she can personalize it by adding your child's name.
When you do a good deed, it will come back to you. Mai loves feeding the caged birds near the temple but dreams that one day she’ll see them fly free. Then she meets Thu and shares the joy of feeding the birds with her. This sets a chain of good deeds in motion that radiates throughout her village and beyond. Set in Vietnam, Roseanne Thong’s inspiring story is elegantly illustrated with watercolor on wood by Eujin Kim Neilan.
*Georgia Book Award Nominee for 2013-14 *2011 Bank Street College The Best Children's Books of the Year (Age 5-9) *The Society of School Librarians International 2010 Honor Book Award in "Language Arts - Picture Books" *2010-11 Asian/Pacific American Awards for Literature *2011 Maryland Black-Eyed Susan Book Award Nominee *2011-12 Maine Chickadee Award Nomination *2012 NYSRA Charlotte Award Nomination *2011 Notable Books for Global Society List
"The succinct, restrained parable introduces Buddhist ideas and a moral viewpoint that transcends religion. Sunny, serene watercolors on board illustrations match the gentle tone and message. A solid choice for multicultural units, this also demonstrates the value of kindness." —Booklist