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Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Holt Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9780805088861128 Pages, Ages 7-10
Barnes & Noble
What's a bird to do when his sibling is a big-time celebrity? It's a question Speed Bump has to deal with every single morning, because his brother happens to be the one and only Early Bird. You know, THE Early Bird, who ALWAYS gets the worm! Unfortunately, Speed Bump is a sleepy little bird with a big head and tiny wings who's worried he'll never live up to his brother. But he has a great buddy, the ever-hungry Slingshot, who knows how to lift his spirits. Together, they end up on an adventure deep in the nighttime forest, where they're forced to confront something more terrifying—and slimier—than they've ever imagined. It could all go horribly wrong . . . or it could just change Speed Bump's luck for good.
BIRDS OF A FEATHER
A little bird tweeting in the window at the top of the large Sycamore tree woke Speed Bump from a restless sleep.
He took off the headphones he wore to bed every night (he always...