Harlem's Little Blackbird

November 12, 2012

harlem's little blackbird illustration by christian robinson

Harlem's Little Blackbird illustrated by Christian Robinson is our Book Of The Week. Author Renée Watson tells the inspiring story of Florence Mills, a talented performer from the early 20th century.

harlem's little blackbird by christian robinson

Tears filled my eyes after reading this heart warming story and discovering that there were no recordings of Florence Mills anywhere. I wanted to listen to the beautiful Blackbird sing…. However the collaboration between Renée and Christian will continue to give Florence Mills a voice…Thank You.

harlem's little blackbird by christian robinson

I also have to share the amazing end-paper in this book!!! They are incredible.

Christian Robinson we love you and wish you continued success. You really are something special…

Get your copy of the book HERE