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"Gently explores a human's place within the chain of being." -- PUBLISHERS WEEKLY
In ON BIRD HILL, Yolen and Marstall took readers on a surreal journey with a boy and his dog, as they stopped, looked, and noticed things along their path, ultimately discovering the miracle a hatching baby bird. ON DUCK POND continues the journey of the boy and dog, this time in a new place--a serene pond, filled with birds, frogs, turtles, and other creatures going about their quiet business. Their intrusion stirs the pond into a cacophony of activity, reaching a climactic chaos before slowly settling back to a quiet equilibrium. This beautiful and enchanting sequel is sure to delight ON BIRD HILL fans and millions of readers of Jane's popular classics. As with all Cornell Lab Publishing Group books, 35% of net proceeds from the sale of this title goes directly to the Cornell Lab to support projects such as children's educational and community programs.
Photographs and fascinating information on New England Beach habitat life:
- Sea Stars
- Blue-Blooded Horseshoe Crab
- Hermit Crab
- Jonah Crab
- Fiddler Crab
Bird QR free Android and iOS download to follow along with sounds of the following birds:
- Herring Gull
- Snowy Egret
How you can help our beaches and wildlife information
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 "How You Can Help" suggestions for budding naturalists and birders.
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
"Beautiful and enchanting."--Hooked on Books
"It opens your eyes to the extraordinary in the ordinary of nature. I look forward to more books in the series..."--NC Teacher Stuff
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