Hector and Hummingbird (Hardcover)

By Nicholas John Frith

Arthur A. Levine Books, 9780545857017, 32pp.

Publication Date: March 29, 2016

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover, Chinese (4/1/2020)

List Price: 17.99*
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Hector the bear has a big problem: His friend Hummingbird just won't be quiet! Whether Hector's trying to enjoy a snack, get a good scratch against a tree, or take a nap, Hummingbird's always buzzing around, asking too many questions. The pair have always been best friends, but will Hector ever find peace and quiet with Hummingbird around?

About the Author

Nicholas John Frith grew up in the Chiltern Hills in England, and went to school just around the corner from the home of Roald Dahl. Having spent many years traveling the world, from Kuala Lumpur to Chile, Nicholas is now drawing from his experiences to create picture books that bring those places to life for young readers. HECTOR AND HUMMINGBIRD is Nicholas John Frith's debut picture book. He currently lives and works in Dorset, England.

Praise For Hector and Hummingbird

* "The tale is simple and universal, the setting is fresh, and it all works. Lovely." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review

* "Frith, in a terrific debut, writes with a light touch and an astute ear, making what could have been a familiar odd couple story feel fresh and new." -- Publishers Weekly, starred review