From Publishers Weekly
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It's just too preachy and simplistic.
All this changes one morning when Al is startled by a huge rainbow-beaked toucan-like bird poking his head into the bathroom while Al prepares for work.
I LOVED this book as a child but now that I have reread it as an adult I definitely see it in a whole other light.
Clever simple story of finding out you like what you are familiar with. A man and his like their new surroundings until they start to change. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Persop
This is a Caldecott Award Winning book...
Out of the few Caldecott books I've read to my granddaughter and my special needs sons this one I simply did not care for at... Read more
This is a great story to read to first-graders. I made a puppet to resemble the bird and my class loved it.Published 6 months ago by Masterchef
LOVED! LOVED! Reading this book. From the moment I picked it up to read it, I could not put it down. By far one of the best children's book I've ever read. Read morePublished 22 months ago by SammyJean
Hey, Al is an excellent teaching tool not only in school setting but in your own household as well. Children should be taught to never settle. Read morePublished on October 14, 2012 by Jessica
While I love this book and am a huge fan of Arthur Yorinks and Richard Egielski, this is not the original hardcover printing. It seems to be a book club binding. Read morePublished on October 10, 2012 by Thomas Yezerski
Book arrived as described. Book also arrived within the shipment date. Will be in my collection for along time. Hey Al will be used for a college class. Read morePublished on July 15, 2012 by Mommy2boys
I received this book as a gift some years ago. Being a childless adult, I can't remember exactly why it came my way, and I never read it. Read morePublished on February 10, 2012 by Good2Go