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The early bird catches the...

...gummy worm?! (No birds were injured or fooled.) On this unseasonably warm New England autumn day -- and with a handful of Halloween candy still left in the kids' bags -- here are some books about birds and more birdsworms, and candy. Reviews are from the Horn Book Guide/Reviews Database -- subscribe; and catch up with free weekly themed #HBGuide Book Bundles 

Elissa Gershowitz

Elissa Gershowitz is executive editor of The Horn Book, Inc. She holds an MA from the Center for the Study of Children's Literature at Simmons University and a BA from Oberlin College.

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