Hummingbirds Fact & Folklore from the Americas: Book Review and Giveaway. Ends Nov 19th
Hummingbirds: Facts and Folklore from the America swritten by Jeanette Larson and Adrienne Yorinks illustrated by Adrienne Yorinks.
Hummingbirds have fascinated people since ancient times. Jeanette Larson and Adrienne Yorinks combine hummingbird facts with retelling of hummingbird tales from various peoples of theAmericasto give reader an informative and cultural look at these amazing birds.
My Review: This is my third book review regarding the Hummingbirds. Authors Jeanette Larson and Adrienne Yorinks give us more detailed information about Hummingbirds useful to students and birdwatchers, who are interested in hummingbirds. This book gives an account of their ecology, behavior, flight pattern and vocalizations. It answers questions like “Why the Hummingbird’s Throat is Red? How the Hummingbird drink nectar? Why Hummingbird is a Fearless Warrior amongst others. Do you know that Hummingbirds has been the inspiration for legends and stories? One of the stories tells about how fire came to the world a second time and why the Hummingbird’s throat is red.
This story about the scientific facts and folktale of the Hummingbirds is told on beautiful fabric illustrations. The last few pages includes a glossary, additional reading for kids, bibliography, tale sources, resources, a list of hummingbird sanctuaries, websites and art notes for Hummingbird: facts and folklore from Americas. Recommend for classroom teaching and school libraries.
Ages: 9 and up
FTC Disclosure: I received a review copy of this book from the author in exchange for a fair and honest review. I was not monetarily compensated for my opinion in any way.
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