The Ruler of Birds

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The flight of birds has been the envy of peoples because of the power to see the earth.


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And so the folktale and song from Ireland, about  New Year celebration from the past

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And so the folktale and song from Ireland, about  New Year celebration from the past.

Thank-you, story lovers for reading. May you have the best 😊 with your storytelling!

TIP: Always know your characters and have a different tone for your voice, the narrator.

SOURCES:

The Eagle and the Wren, Jane Goodall, illustrated by Alexander Reichstein, North-South Books, New York, Ny, 2002.

The King of Birds, Helen Ward, Millbrook Press, 1997.

The King of Birds, Shirley Climo, illustrated by Ruth Heller, Thomas Y. Crowell, New York, NY, 1988. Both are friends of mine from SCBWI, Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators.

Bertha from Stagebridge, who is from Ireland tells this story and knows the Irish background of the Story.

Wren Day, "The origin may be a Samhain or midwinter sacrifice and/or celebration, as Celtic mythology considered the wren a symbol of the past year (the European wren is known for its habit of singing even in mid-winter."  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wren_Day.

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