Not the most notable entry in this region-by-region series, but beautiful and boldly colored nonetheless. Kids who aren't immediately hooked by Jabutí's story will likely still get drawn in by McDermott's vibrant colors and straightforward compositions of simply shaped jungle creatures set against a bright pink dawn. (Ages 4 to 8) Paul Hughes
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This product was purchased to start a collection of Gerald McDermott books and it was received in a timely manor. Thank you it's in great condition and I have no complaints.Published 16 months ago by Austin P.
I liked when the birds changed colors. I liked the king. I liked the part the birds patching the hero up. I liked the king.'s colors. I liked when the vulture got in trouble. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Kimberly A. Herbert
We enjoy reading this book to our 1 year old. She loves the bright color illustrations. While we enjoy this book, our favorite from this author is still Zomo the Rabbit, so this... Read morePublished on March 21, 2011 by Amazon Customer
Jabuti is a talented tortoise. He lives in the Amazon rain forest. He can play his flute well but brags too much to his fellow animals. Read morePublished on March 27, 2007 by Amazon Customer