go-away bird


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go-away bird

South African a common name for a grey-plumaged lourie of the genus Corythaixoides
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Spark easily moves through settings, African and English, which is especially visible in "The Go-Away Bird" and "Bang-Bang You're Dead".
Just the names of things are a delight: the blood henry starfish, the common sea angel, the northern stoplight loosejaw (a fish), the precious wentletrap (a sea shell) and the bare-faced go-away bird.
Alessandrini says you'll need to ask yourself questions such as, why is that go-away bird making so much noise--is there a predator around?
THE GO-AWAY BIRD by Warren FitzGerald (Blue Door, pounds 7.99) CLEMENTINE and Ashley live in totally different worlds.