I Found a Dead Bird A Guide the the Cycle of Life and Death by Jan Thornhill
  

Synopsis

I Found a Dead Bird A Guide the the Cycle of Life and Death by Jan Thornhill

I found a dead bird. It made me sad...but I also had a lot of questions, like: Why did it have to die? How did it die? What would happen to it now that it was dead? These questions, and many others, are tackled in this multi-award winning book by acclaimed Canadian author Jan Thornhill. It is an intelligent, sensitive and wide-ranging book about death and the cycle of life. Talking about death, even thinking about it, can be unsettling, but avoiding the topic can add to our fears. Explore fascinating aspects of life, and the end of life, as you make connections to the world around you in the pages of this groundbreaking book.

Reviews

Intelligent, sensitive and wide-ranging. It will be widely read by children and provoke plenty of discussion. -- Bookseller 20100618 Gives children straight answers on an often taboo subject. -- Cork Evening Echo 20100904 This groundbreaking title explores the fascinating facts of life and death. -- Askews Newsletter 20100701 Information is communicated in a rich variety of ways. **** -- Books for Keeps 20110101 The level of detail, the fascinating facts and statistics, provide very useful stimuli for discussion. -- RE Today 20111001

About the Author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Hardback
64 pages

Author

Jan Thornhill
More books by Jan Thornhill

Publisher

Franklin Watts Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Books

Publication date

22nd July 2010

ISBN

9780749694821


This company is amazing; not only is it is a great opportunity to get books and review them but everyone is so friendly and supportive!

Jemma Rubens, age 10

I love finding new books to read. My mummy and me look at the new ones coming out. I have written reviews of some of them!

Jessica Cobbin – age 7

Lovereading4kids is great, we get books really early never late. We love to read and review, and think you would like it too. The excitement

Jasmine Harris-Hart, age 12

Writing reviews help the children with their literacy skills and we always read the books together which gives us good quality family time!

Cat Bisland (on behalf of the Bi

We love Lovereading4kids because it promotes reading choices, new authors and a sense of community for children of all ages!

Rachel Bridgeman

I am so pleased to have signed my kids up as they are reading a much wider range of books and even choosing books out of their comfort zone.

Angela East

It has introduced my children to books we hadn’t come across before. Real children’s reviews gives a great insight into what others think to

Lorraine Woods

Lovereading is just a convenient way to find new books and hear others opinions on them.

Sarah Murray – age 15
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools