All the animals know not to mess with Old Scarecrow, but when a small, scared crow drops from midair, Scarecrow does the strangest thing . . .
A Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection & an Indie Next List Pick
"While the lyrical text paints a lovely tale, the Fan Brothers' marvelous illustrations elevate it to something magical." - School Library Journal (starred review)
"A welcome addition to autumnal storytelling." - Kirkus Reviews
A SLJ and Amazon Best Children's Book of 2019
"A beautifully crafted picture book." - Booklist
“A beautifully written and gloriously illustrated tale of love and devotion, The Scarecrow pulls you in and opens your heart. Beth Ferry’s gentle, rhythmic language and the enchanting, uplifting illustrations of the Fan brothers create a story in which caring and kindness are everything at a time when this world needs it most. A moving and touching reading experience for the whole family.” - Kathy Neff, Square Books
Chicago Public Library’s Best of the Best books of 2019