A Journal of Poems
Harcourt Children's Books, Hardcover, 9780152023256, 48pp.
Publication Date: April 1, 2004
For two glorious months, one lucky family gets an intimate peek at the daily activities of a mother hummingbird and her babies. Nest building, egg hatching, flying lessons--the family sees it all unfold on the back patio. Share the experience through this poignant journal of poems filled with funny observations, fascinating hummingbird facts, and unforgettable moments.
Includes an author's note, a fact list, and suggestions for further reading.
KRISTINE O'CONNELL GEORGE's children's books have won many major poetry awards and garnered numerous starred review. She lives in the Santa Monica Mountains in California.
BARRY MOSER is the acclaimed illustrator of many books for children and adults, including Telling Time with Big Mama Cat and Sit, Truman!, both written by Dan Harper and co-illustrated with Cara Moser, and That Summer by Tony Johnston. He lives in western Massachusetts.
"...the excitement here is in the particulars that bring readers close up to a universe."