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The Sparrow Who Joined the Family

by Minoru Taketazu
illus. by Kyusoku Iwamoto

Ages 8 UP

An elderly Hokkaido vet who devotes much time and effort to the treatment of injured wild creatures describes how a sparrow whose life he saved rejected all attempts to be returned to the wild and became a member of his family.

Award
1998 THE SANKEI AWARD FOR CHILDREN'S BOOKS & PUBLICATIONS

22 x 16 cm, 174 pages, Black-and-white illustrations and colour photograp
First published September 1997
Rights sold: China & Hong Kong