Peachtree Publishing Company

Loveykins

When Angela Bowling rescues a baby bird after a storm, she finds her very own Loveykins.Following a blustery night, Angela Bowling finds a baby bird blown out of his nest. She names him Augustus, and he quickly becomes more to her than just a bird to be looked after. He’s her little Loveykins. But Augustus is growing larger and rounder and soon requires a special garden shed to house him. He seems content enough…until another night brings even stronger winds.From thecial garden shed to house him. He seems content enough…until another night brings even stronger winds.From the UK’s first Children’s Laureate, this droll tale about the improbable friendship between a determined, eccentric matron and a young bird is classic Quentin Blake. With his quirky, humorous watercolors and his distinctive storytelling style, Blake gives readers a charming and sensitive treatment of the issues of loving and letting go. read more