by Helen Frost, Rick Lieder

Illuminated by exquisite photographs of eleven species of birds, a spareand elegantpoem inspires readers to open their wings and soar.

Baby robins, open-beaked in their nest. Mallards winging to a new clime. Whether chickadees or cardinals, sparrows or starlings, here are commonly seen birds in their natural settings, captured in photographs of rare beauty and grace. In perfect synchrony, a lyrical narrative evokes images of play and flight, perseverance and trust.At the end, readers will find profiles of the featured species. This stunning book is an ideal gift for bird lovers of all ages, graduates, or anyone embarking on an adventure.

Sweep Up the Sun

SKU: 9780763669041
$15.95 Regular Price
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  • Helen Frost was born in Brookings, South Dakota,the fifth of ten children. She graduated from Syracuse University with a degree in Elementary Education and a concentration in English, with Philip Booth and W. D. Snodgrass among her teachers. She received her Masters degree in English from Indiana University in 1994. She is the recipient of a 2009 National Endowment for the Arts Poetry Fellowship.

  • Publisher: Candlewick Press

    Publication date: 02/23/2015

    Pages: 32

    Age Range: 2 - 5 Years


    - Juvenile Nonfiction | Animals | Birds

    - Poetry | General

    - Social Issues | Emotions & Feelings - Birds

    - Nature - Children's poetry, American -American poetry