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Tiny Bird

Written by Robert Burleigh and illustrated by Wendell Minor
Goodreads Rating - 5.0 / 5.0
$18.99
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5-9
Target Age
40
Pages
Picture
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What's Tiny Bird About

Publisher Summary

A narrative nonfiction picture book following a hummingbird’s daunting journey south for the winter, with stunning art.

When the last summer flowers open their petals to the slanting sun, it’s time for a tiny hummingbird to dip its beak into the heart of each flower, extracting as much nectar as possible before the hard trip ahead. Today is the day Tiny Bird begins its amazing journey south for the winter, traveling as fast as thirty miles an hour for hundreds of miles on end. The trip is long, with savaging weather and many predators along the way, but Tiny Bird is built for this epic journey and eventually arrives at its winter home. This inspiring and informative story celebrates the important role of a small but mighty creature. For animal enthusiasts, future environmentalists, and fans of Katherine Roy’s How to Be an Elephant.

What Kind of Book is Tiny Bird

Themes:
birds

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Who Wrote Tiny Bird

author
Robert Burleigh

Robert Burleigh is the award-winning author of many books for children, including The Adventures of Mark Twain by Huckleberry Finn, illustrated by Barry Blitt; Night Flight, illustrated by Wendell Minor; Black Whiteness, illustrated by Walter Lyon Krudop; and Sylvia’s Bookshop, illustrated by Katy Wu. His many other books include Hoops; Stealing Home; and Clang! Clang! Beep! Beep! He lives in Michigan.

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Who Illustrated Tiny Bird

illustrator
Wendell Minor

Wendell Minor has illustrated dozens of picture books, and his work has won countless awards and is in permanent collections of such institutions as the Museum of American Illustration and the Library of Congress. His cover illustrations have graced some of the most significant novels of our time by authors such as Toni Morrison, David McCullough, and James Michener. He lives in Washington, Connecticut. Visit him online at MinorArt.com.

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Book Details

ISBN 10:
1627793690
ISBN 13:
9781627793698
Publication Date:
April 14, 2020