Parrots Over Puerto Rico
Few nonfiction picture books attempt this level of ambition, and even fewer succeed. . . . Roth’s stunning artwork—fluttery, textural collages of fabric and paper with a three-dimensional quality—compliment the high-interest narrative and are arranged vertically across dual pages to make the most of the tall trees and the related human actions taking place below. A triumphant reminder of the inescapable connection between people’s actions and the animals in the wild.