Nerdy Birdy and his best friend, Vulture, are very different. Nerdy Birdy loves video games, but Vulture finds them BORING. Vulture loves snacking on dead things, but Nerdy Birdy finds that GROSS. Luckily, you don’t have to agree on everything to still be friends.
One day, Nerdy Birdy joins Tweetster, and the friend requests start flying in. Vulture watches as Nerdy Birdy gets swept up in his new friendships, but when she finally gets angry, Nerdy Birdy knows just what to do to make things right.
A Neal Porter Book
About the Author
AARON REYNOLDS is the author of numerous great books for kids, including Chicks and Salsa, Tale of the Poisonous Yuck Bugs, The Nineteenth of Maquerk, and Breaking Out of the Bungle Bird. He lives near Chicago, where his wife, two kids, and four cats keep life spicy.
Born in London, England, Matt Davies moved to the U.S. in 1983. He was the recipient of the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartoons, the inaugural 2004 Herblock Prize and the 2001 Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award. He and his wife, Lucy, live in Wilton, Connecticut, with their three children. Ben Rides On is his first book for young readers.
"There’s a lesson here about how easy it is to misread and misuse tone when it comes to electronic communication, but it’s the entertaining birds-of-a-feather friendship dynamic that’s the biggest tweet, er, treat for readers."—Horn Book