This story in its original form is written by Vern Kousky and American writer and illustrator.
A tiny bird wakes in a thick forest to the sound of beautiful birdsong ringing around the tree tops. It tries to join in with a song of it's own but when it opens its beak nothing but air escapes.
In this tale of adventure and self discovery the bird heads of in search of 'a special thing, a song that only I can sing".Will the bird find its song?
Following this story consider these questions and activities:
Have you ever been on a journey that includes a search? Check out The Magic Ring story in the storytelling section and join the quest.
All birds have different songs, head outdoors and listen to the birds, how many different tunes can you hear?
In the story the bird has 'a special thing a song that only I can sing". We all have our own unique songs, ideas and stories, we just need a place to share them. Take some time to consider what your special thing is and then write it down, draw it or tell to somebody you trust.