On Bird Hill by Jane Yolen

On Bird Hill

Written by Jane Yolen
Illustrated by


On Bird Hill by Jane Yolen

Now in paperback from award-winning and NY Times bestselling children's author of more than 350 books, Jane Yolen, and award-winning illustrator, Bob Marstall. On Bird Hill was created in collaboration with the esteemed Cornell Lab of Ornithology, the world authority on birds, released in hard cover in spring 2016, acclaimed as a beautiful celebration and meditation on the magic of life. Losely based on the old cumulative nursery rhyme/song The Green Grass Grew All Around, a nursery rhyme first published as a song in 1912 with words by William Jerome and melody by Harry Von Tilzer, Yolen and Marstall take readers on a wonderous journey of discovery.


A sweetly surreal meditation on the everyday wonders that await in the wild.

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It is designed to engage 8- to 13-year-old kids who love birds. --Bianca Schulze http: //www.thechildrensbookreview.com/weblog/2016/05/best-new-kids-books-may-2016.html/

Author Jane Yolen and Illustrator Bob Marstall have hit upon just the right balance of simple, ready for bedtime story telling with amazing huge splash page art.

Rhyming couplets patterned after the cumulative nursery song 'The Green Grass Grew All Around,

. --NANCY BRASHEAR AND CAROLYN ANGUS http: //www.literacyworldwide.org/blog/children's-ya-literature/book-reviews/literacy-daily/2016/09/12/get-hooked-on-a-story

On Bird Hill is a marvelous, meditative, playful rhyming picture book.

A master author has created a poem that dances and lift, accompanied by illustrations that surprise and delight.

About the Author

Born and raised in New York City, Jane Yolen now lives in Massachusetts. The distinguished author of more than 250 books, Jane Yolen has many creative talents, and when she is not writing spends her time composing songs and working as a professional storyteller. Jane is also the busy wife of a university professor, the mother of three grown children and a grandmother.

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32 pages


Jane Yolen
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Phoenix St. Claire Publishing, LLC

Publication date

27th August 2017



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