Entries Tagged as 'Hummingbirds'

Hummingbirds: Facts and Folklore from the Americas

February 27th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN February is National Bird-Feeding Month! What better way to get in the mood than with trivia and folklore about one of the smallest and most intriguing creatures of flight, the hummingbird? Like any reputable non-fiction animal book, Hummingbirds explores their physical attributes (size, plumage, color), diet, habitat, vocalizations, and predators. […]

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Animal Poems

July 19th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT Animal Poems features thoughtful poems about a variety of animals and insects. The late Valerie Worth’s poems unfold from a welcome awareness of the creatures’ perspective. These are not silly childish rhymes but rather more substantial, complex poems containing an abundance of food for thought and discussion. Whether it is about […]

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