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Bill Bowerbird and the Unbearable Backache

Written by Tyler Clark Burke and narrated by Jess Judd

Bill has a terrible, unbearable, lousy beak-ache. He also happens to be a bowerbird🐦: a type of bird that collects scraps to create elaborate colour-sorted nests. Bill turns to his friends; zebra, frog, yak, and others for objects that might help alleviate his ache. Will they be able to help him? If not, what will?

This fun, wacky story is told in playful cadence with rhyme and refrain. A riot of a tale, it also offers some wisdom on getting through tough times with patience, and a little help from your friends.

This story is suitable for children ages 3-7

Music: Dane Leigh Gogoshin

Author: Tyler Clark Burke

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