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A Wee Bird Was Watching (Children's Book)
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'Karine Polwart's first children's picture book, sumptuously illustrated by Kate Leiper, is inspired by various folktales, pulling on Karine's tradition of storytelling in song' – Janice Forsyth, BBC Radio Scotland

'A traditional folktale . . . and at another level, a book that has real resonance in the modern era. You don’t have to look far to realise there are man, many people in [the mother and daughter’s] poition in the world we live in today. Both [words and pictures] are outstanding. The storytelling is economical and highly effective; the illustrations add depth to the story. A great wee book!' – Undiscovered Scotland

A young girl and her mother settle in the woods for a night’s sleep, after a long and tiring journey. But who will keep them safe from harm? A wee bird is watching from the trees. And he knows just what to do. A vividly illustrated telling of a folk tale that speaks to themes of displacement, migration and protection.

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