© 2015 Robert Byrd.
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“Electric Ben is a true standout — as bright, witty, informative and cleverly organized as the man himself — with richly detailed and colorful ink drawings, often infused with humor.”
— New York Times Book Review.
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Byrd leaves it to readers to decide whether the
feathered hero truly believed the sky was falling.
A sumptuously illustrated reinterpretation of a delicious
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Byrd upends both the classic tale’s conventions
and its cautionary message; his revision works as
an underdog-makes-good story, much abetted by his elegantly detailed illustrations. Read the reviews here.

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