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"An imaginative and original depiction of one of life's everyday miracles." -- KIRKUS STARRED REVIEW
From award-winning and NY Times bestselling children's and beloved birder, Jane Yolen, and award-winning illustrator, Bob Marstall, comes On Bird Hill the first in a series created for bird-lovers and dreamers alike.
On Bird Hill is first in a new Jane Yolen series developed for the Cornell Lab, the world's leading authority on bird's. Loosely based on "The Green Grass Grew All Around," a nursery rhyme first published as a song in 1912, this whimsical version follows a boy and his dog as they find a bird in a nest on a hill in a strange valley.
This beautiful and enchanting story is perfect for beditme.
35% of the net proceeds from every Cornell Lab Publishing Group book purchase will support projects such as children's educational and community programs.
About the ON BIRD HILL & BEYOND SERIES
The ON BIRD HILL & BEYOND series invites children to reclaim the freedom to explore, wander and adventure outdoors.
Created especially for the Cornell Lab of Ornithology - the world leader in the study, appreciation, and conservation of birds - by New York Times bestselling author Jane Yolen and renowned illustrators Bob Marstall and Elizabeth Dulemba. The series artfully engages the senses to see, feel, hear, and touch the natural world and the life within..
Back matter contains information on birds and wildlife depicted with full-color photos and suggestions for "How You Can Help." Even older budding naturalists and birders find something to engage with.
RAVE REVIEWS FOR ON BIRD HILL...
"Expressively captures a luminous moment of discovery in the natural world. On Bird Hill leaves space for the imagination and underscores the surprising wonder found in everyday moments." -- School Library Journal
"It's a sweetly surreal meditation on the everyday wonders that await in the wild."--Publisher's Weekly
"...opens your eyes to the extraordinary in the ordinary of nature. I look forward to more books in the series..."--NC Teacher Stuff