FANTASY & Historical BOOKS FOR CHILDREN, Mid Grade.,

5/30/11

Thunderhead’s New Home" Preschool and Early elementary. (Back Yard Friends)

Illustration by Mary Lou Beaulieu



         Stella Jay does not welcome the noisy new bird in the Back Yard Tree. But Thunderhead has no place else to build since the trees in the forest burned.  Merle Squirrel and Bee Beau finds an unlikely place for a woodpecker’s nest and Stella finally accepts him and his family into the neighborhood.