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A clever and whimsical environmental fable about a bird who is a human-watcher from a dynamic author-illustrator duo.Warble is a small yellow warbler who lives on the beautiful island of Icyland, where he pursues his hobby of human watching. But on a warm day, a deep fog rolls in and obscures his view. The rest of the birds don't seem to notice the fog or the other changes Warble observes on the island. The more the fog is ignored, the more it spreads. When a Red-hooded Spectacled Female (Juvenile) appears, Warble discovers that he's not the only one who notices the fog. Will they be able to find others who can see it too? And is the fog here to stay? Kyo Maclear's witty story, brought to life with the delicate, misty artwork of Kenard Pak, is a poignant yet humorous reminder of the importance of environmental awareness.

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Kyo Maclear

Kyo Maclear is a children's author, novelist and essayist. She was born in London, England and moved to Toronto at the age of four. Kyo is the author of several critically-acclaimed children's books including: Spork (2010) and Virginia Wolf (2012) , both illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault; Mr. Flux (2013) , illustrated by Matte Stephens; and Julia, Child (2014) , illustrated by Julie Morstad; The Specific Ocean (2015) with Katty Maurey, and The Good Little Book (2015) with Marion Arbona. Her newest picture books are The Liszts (2016) with Júlia Sardà and The Wish Tree (2016) with Chris Turnham. Kyo's non-fiction book Birds Art Life follows two artists on a yearlong adventure to find birds in a big city. It is an intimate and exuberant meditation on creativity and life - a field guide to things small and significant. She is also the author of two novels: The Letter Opener (2007) and Stray Love (2012) .Her essays and art criticism have been widely published and anthologized in North America, Europe and Asia/Australia. She lives in Toronto with a singer, two children and two cats.

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