Every day, the father scarecrow goes off to the field to chase away the birds, but tells his little one, "You're not fierce enough to scare a crow. Wait till you grow." Eventually, the scarecrow boy gets bigger, learns his lessons, and decides to test his knowledge and himself. This previously unpublished 1940s tale for readers 4 to 6 by Margaret Wise Brown is brought to life by the Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator of Smoky Night in stylish, rather geometric watercolor images.
The Little Scarecrow Boy
Author: Margaret Wise Brown. David Diaz, illus.