A Sky Full of Kindness

Lovely paper cutouts and a bird's-eye view on life from Rob Ryan

For his second book, “A Sky Full of Kindness,” artist Rob Ryan has put his paper-cutting skills to use in a story about a pair of songbirds eagerly awaiting the hatching of their first chick. The intricate illustrations marry words with images to create a seamless tale about family, love and adventure. As the story goes, a soon-to-be mother and father anticipate their first child …