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“Shows that all is right when people have enough respect for wild animals to let them remain wild.”
—San Angelo (Texas) Standard-Times
“An easy read for school age children or a perfect book to read to preschool children.”
—Argyle (Texas) Sun
When young Josh receives an injured crow from his grandfather, he names the bird Jack Crow and teaches him to say “hello.” Even though Josh must return Jack to the wild as soon as the young bird can fly, the ornery crow becomes part of the family. Over the course of summer vacation, Josh and Jack engage in all kinds of hijinks. Jack Crow even inspires Josh to name his new baseball team the Crows.
About the Author
Lynn Sheffield Simmons received a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and a master’s degree in special education from Texas Woman’s University. She is a member of Phi Delta Kappa honorary fraternity and has had many years of experience teaching in public schools. She lives on a small farm in Argyle, Texas.
Other titles by Lynn Sheffield Simmons are Sugar Lump, the Orphan Calf; Bo, the Famous Retriever; and Bo and the Missing Dogs, all available from Pelican.
JACK CROW SAID HELLO
By Lynn Sheffield Simmons
JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Birds
128 pp. 4 11/16 x 7 5/16
17 b/w illus.
ISBN: 9781589802186 hc