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

Synopsis

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

Intelligent, sensitive and wide-ranging. It will be widely read by children and provoke plenty of discussion. - Bookseller 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, who was inspired to write it when she discovered the body of a beautiful ruby-throated hummingbird. 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. An award-winning book that provides an intelligent look at life and death.

Reviews

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

About the Author

Jan Thornhill is a multi award-winning writer and illustrator of children's books.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
64 pages

Author

Jan Thornhill
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Publisher

Franklin Watts Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

13th June 2013

ISBN

9781445119601


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