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