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The Yellow Bird Sings

(2020)
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Poland, 1941. A mother. A child. An impossible choice.

Poland, 1941. After the Jews in their town are rounded up, Róza and her five-year-old daughter, Shira, spend day and night hidden in a farmer's barn. Forbidden from making a sound, only the yellow bird from her mother's stories can sing the melodies Shira composes in her head.

Róza does all she can to take care of Shira and shield her from the horrors of the outside world. They play silent games and invent their own sign language. But then the day comes when their haven is no longer safe, and Róza must face an impossible choice: whether the best thing she can do for her daughter is keep her close by her side, or give her the chance to survive by letting her go . . .

The Yellow Bird Sings by Jennifer Rosner is a powerfully gripping and deeply moving novel about the unbreakable bond between parent and child and the triumph of humanity and hope in even the darkest circumstances.

Woman & Home Book Club Pick
'If you only read one book this year, make it The Yellow Bird Sings' – AJ Pearce, author of Dear Mrs Bird

Genre: Historical

Praise for this book

"Desperately moving and exquisitely written. If you only read one book this year, make it The Yellow Bird Sings. A beautiful story with achingly memorable characters, for me Jennifer Rosner’s novel stands alongside The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas and Code Name Verity as one of those profoundly special World War Two novels you know you will never forget." - AJ Pearce

"Room meets Schindler’s List in The Yellow Bird Sings, a beautifully written tale of mothers and daughters, war and love, the music of the living and the silence of the dead." - Kate Quinn


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Hardback Editions

July 2020 : USA Library Binding

Title: The Yellow Bird Sings
Author(s): Jennifer Rosner
ISBN: 1-4328-8031-4 / 978-1-4328-8031-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
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March 2020 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Yellow Bird Sings
Author(s): Jennifer Rosner
ISBN: 1-5290-3246-6 / 978-1-5290-3246-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
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March 2020 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Yellow Bird Sings: A Novel
Author(s): Jennifer Rosner
ISBN: 1-250-17976-9 / 978-1-250-17976-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Flatiron Books
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Paperback Editions

March 2021 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Yellow Bird Sings: A Novel
Author(s): Jennifer Rosner
ISBN: 1-250-17978-5 / 978-1-250-17978-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Flatiron Books
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February 2020 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Yellow Bird Sings
Author(s): Jennifer Rosner
ISBN: 1-5290-3243-1 / 978-1-5290-3243-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
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March 2020 : USA Paperback
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Title: YELLOW BIRD SINGS
Author(s): JENNIFER ROSNER
ISBN: 1-250-75987-0 / 978-1-250-75987-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: MACMILLAN USA INTERNATIONAL ED
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Audio Editions

April 2020 : UK Audio CD
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Title: The Yellow Bird Sings
Author(s): Jennifer Rosner
ISBN: 1-5290-4676-9 / 978-1-5290-4676-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bolinda/Macmillan audio
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April 2020 : UK Audio CD
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Title: The Yellow Bird Sings
Author(s): Jennifer Rosner
ISBN: 1-5290-4677-7 / 978-1-5290-4677-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bolinda/Macmillan audio
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March 2020 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Yellow Bird Sings
Author(s): Jennifer Rosner
Publisher: Picador
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March 2020 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Yellow Bird Sings
Author(s): Jennifer Rosner
Publisher: Picador
Availability: Amazon UK   


March 2020 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Yellow Bird Sings
Author(s): Jennifer Rosner
ISBN: 1-250-26097-3 / 978-1-250-26097-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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March 2020 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Yellow Bird Sings: A Novel
Author(s): Jennifer Rosner
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Availability: Amazon   


March 2020 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Yellow Bird Sings: A Novel
Author(s): Jennifer Rosner
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


March 2020 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Yellow Bird Sings: A Novel
Author(s): Jennifer Rosner
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

March 2020 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Yellow Bird Sings
Author(s): Jennifer Rosner
Publisher: Picador
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March 2020 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Yellow Bird Sings: A Novel
Author(s): Jennifer Rosner
Publisher: Flatiron Books
Availability: Amazon CA   


February 2020 : Australia Kindle edition
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Title: The Yellow Bird Sings
Author(s): Jennifer Rosner
Publisher: Picador
Availability: Amazon AU