the wild parrots of brooklyn

Available from Blurb.com

The Story of Some Very Brave Birds
Text by William Petrick & Peter Selgin
Illustrated by Peter Selgin

As told by Rudy, the superintendent of the apartment building across the street, a lonesome little girl learns the amazing story of the wild parrots she discovers one morning in a pear tree in front of her Brooklyn brownstone apartment building, a tale of blending fact, lore, and legend. With illustrations inspired by the retablos (votive paintings) of Mexico and South America.

15-16-parrots-MEDIUM17-18-parrots-MEDIUM