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High above the rooftops of Rome, Angelo starts his paintings restoring the façade of a as soon as wonderful church. as with any venture, he starts off his ultimate masterpiece by means of clearing away the years of particles left in the back of through the various pigeons who nest within the nooks and crannies of Rome’s nice structure. There, one of the sticks and feathers, he discovers a wounded poultry. discovering no secure position to depart her, Angelo turns into the bird’s reluctant savior.
because the church nears finishing touch, Angelo starts off to fret concerning the way forward for his aviary buddy. “What becomes of you? the place will you pass . . . the place will you . . . live?” he asks her. knowing what he needs to do, Angelo returns to the church so as to add one ultimate final touch. via his artistry as a grasp craftsman he solutions the questions about his humble pal and assures that he'll no longer be forgotten.
together with his expressive illustrations, packed with aspect and humor and infused with the nice and cozy, terra-cotta glow of the Mediterranean, David Macaulay will once more seize his readers’ hearts and imaginations with this poignant tale of tolerating friendship.

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Within the nest have been a number of feathers and what the continues to be of an outdated hat. Neither plasterer touched something.

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