Facts and Folklore from the Americas
Charlesbridge, 9781580893329, 64pp.
Publication Date: February 1, 2011
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Jeannette Larson and Adrienne Yorinks have compiled facts and folklore about these intriguing fliers that will answer these questions and many more. Readers will also get a glimpse into the different cultures that have been transfixed for centuries by this bird, as well as learn many interesting scientific facts discovered by modern-day ornithologists. Adrienne’s bold and unique mixed-media quilts illustrate the hummingbird in nature and the mystery of these birds in ancient folklore.
Substantial back matter includes an index, a glossary of terms, suggested further reading and websites, a bibliography, sources, resources, and a list of hummingbird sanctuaries.
About the Author
Adrienne Yorinks has illustrated many picture books, including THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF A VERY DISTINGUISHED DOG (Henry Holt) and STAND FOR CHILDREN (Hyperion). She lives in Short Hills, New Jersey.