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A Hummingbird's Life

really liked it 4.0  ·  Rating Details ·  10 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Strikingly original watercolors depict each creature's world from its unique perspective. Simple text describes the creatures' movements and activities.
Paperback, 32 pages
Published March 1st 2001 by Children's Press(CT) (first published March 2000)
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Shannon
Mar 20, 2011 Shannon rated it really liked it
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Narrative nonfiction WITH text features! Who could ask for anything more?! GREAT book with minimal, yet highly informative, text. I'm disappointed our bookroom doesn't have the other books in this series! For more information, see my lesson plans at http://mshoughtonsclass.wordpress.com...
Shelli
Jan 26, 2014 Shelli rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Beautifully illustrated and simple narration describing the life of a hummingbird. Each page features a lovely picture and one sentence detailing what the image is capturing in that moment of the hummingbirds day. A nice animal science book for early elementary grades.
Cheryl
Apr 29, 2015 Cheryl rated it really liked it
I didn't know hummingbirds migrated all the way to Central America and that they eat insects!
The first graders enjoyed this book today and had more questions about hummingbirds.
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Read to Emily. I like nonfiction with one sentence per page. Nice illustration too.
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John Himmelman is the author and illustrator of more than sixty books for children, including Chickens to the Rescue. He lives in Connecticut with his family.

According John's Facebook page, he has been "making up stories and scribbling pictures since I could hold a crayon in my hand. It became my job in 1981, when my first book, "Talester the Lizard" was published during my last year in college (S
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