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You’d think I learned color from the cardinal or the goldfinch, But no— I learned it from the crow.

As a group of crows travels through a small town, everyone has something to say about them—from the painter whom they inspire, to the pig who enjoys their company, to the birdwatcher who wonders what the crows think of people. Here are 23 poems, in the voices of humans, anima
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Hardcover, 48 pages
Published September 23rd 2002 by Clarion Books (first published 2002)
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Victoria Hill
This book has an interesting way of giving a new perspective on crows. The book consists of a multitude of poems from different people and animals, [perspectives] all describing their thoughts and relationships with the crows around them. With both the human and animal perspectives established it is easier to understand the life of a crow. This book is a great example of how a single poem can tell a complete story as well as a collection of poems to create a bigger picture.
Tracy
I liked the illustrations and some of the poems.
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First book purchased for our future children.
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Marilyn Singer was born in the Bronx (New York City) on October 3, 1948 and lived most of her early life in N. Massapequa (Long Island), NY. She attended Queens College, City University of New York, and for her junior year, Reading University, England. She holds a B.A. in English from Queens and an M.A. in Communications from New York University.

In 1974, after teaching English in New York City hig
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