The House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018)
Following the March theme of National Read Aloud month, I am sharing another lovely story about Johnny Crow by L. Leslie Brooke. This one is titled Johnny Crow’s Garden. It is read aloud by someone, but I am not certain whom. I got the files from the Project Gutenberg e-book series. I hope you enjoy it. =) Click the following title (Johnny Crow’s Garden) to listen:
A PICTURE BOOK
First Edition, 1903
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I came across some beautiful Corvid Antique Prints on Amazon. I thought I would share with all of you corvid lovers in case you wanted to get them, they are reasonably priced.
Overall dimensions of print including blank margins: 8 x 10 1/4 inches — 1 inch = 2,54 cm — Type of paper: Heavier, wove — Publisher: Abraham Rees, Longman, Hurst, Paternoster, London, as the Acts Directs — Legend to the illustrations in the print: Fig. 1. Raven, 2. Magpie, 3. Nutcracker, 4. Jay, 5. Crested Jay, 6. Common Roller.
Crows and cats can get along… watch,
You can even read the story of this amazing cat and lovely crow in this book Cat and Crow: An Amazing Friendship:
And more kitten/cats with crows…
Of course, most men would say they are far more intelligent than crows. And perhaps the crows would say they were more intelligent than men. Henry Ward Beecher said,
If men had wings and bore black feathers, few of them would be clever enough to be crows.
Maybe the truth is somewhere in between.
Crows can make a difference.
Read the story of how a crow changed Ingrid’s life here.
A digital piece of a crow’s eye by an artist named Andrea Barbieri, you can buy it here.
In St. Charles Illinois they have the “St Charles Scare Crow Festival“. Over 100 custom made scarecrows are displayed and voted upon. There is lots of entertainment, food, drink and fun to be had. I am not much for scaring off crows but I found one entry rather ironic…