Fly With Me (Hardcover)
A Celebration of Birds through Pictures, Poems, and Stories
National Geographic Children's Books, 9781426331817, 192pp.
Publication Date: October 16, 2018
Other Editions of This Title:
Library Binding (10/16/2018)
This thoughtful and beautifully curated collection of our flying, feathery friends highlights the role birds play in human life from centuries ago to present day. While it's beautiful, it's also full of valuable real science about these wondrous creatures. From history and behavior to spotting and photographing, there's sure to be something for every bird fan in your flock. Young birders will learn all about migration and the importance of habitat conservation. They'll find stories about bird rescues and fun facts about the fastest, strongest, and tiniest fliers. They'll also discover the best bird nests, sweet songs to sing, ways to listen for and identify the birds around them, and more. Paired with stunning art and photography and beautiful design, this treasury is sure to become a classic for bird enthusiasts of all ages.
Fly with Me was created to help celebrate Year of the Bird, National Geographic's 2018 initiative to bring awareness to the plight of birds around the world.
About the Author
HEIDI STEMPLE was 28 years old when she joined the family business, publishing her first short story in a book called Famous Writers and Their Kids Write Spooky Stories. The famous writer was her mom, author Jane Yolen. Since then, she has published 20 books and numerous short stories and poems, mostly for children.
Stemple, her two daughters, her mom, and a couple cats live in Massachusetts on a big old farm with two houses.
JASON STEMPLE is an author and photographer. He lives with his wife and children in Charleston, South Carolina.
ADAM STEMPLE is a novelist and musician. He lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Praise For Fly With Me: A Celebration of Birds through Pictures, Poems, and Stories…
"With text that never talks down to its audience, this makes an ideal choice for family sharing or classroom browsing." -- Booklist
"This book is for browsers, brief research, bird lovers, and is a must-have bargain for every collection." -- School Library Connection