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I Found a Dead Bird
Author: Jan Thornhill

ISBN: 9781897066706
Format: Hardcover
Number Of Pages: 64
Published: 12 July 2006
Country of Publication: CA
Dimensions (cm): 26.9 x 21.2 x 1.1
What does it mean to be "alive"?

The death of a bird is the jumping-off point for this intelligent, wide-ranging look at the cycle of life.

From life spans to how things die, from what happens after death to how people cope with the loss of a loved one, Jan Thornhill guides young readers through difficult territory with grace, sensitivity, and touches of humor. She tackles the subject head on, never shirking from reality, but with a life-affirming perspective that connects death to the world around us as part of the natural, never-ending cycle of life. The book’s lively design and color photographs reinforce Thornhill’s pragmatic, positive tone.

About the Author

Jan Thornhill is a multi award-winning writer and illustrator of children's books. She was inspired to write this book when she discovered the body of the beautiful ruby-throated humming-bird on the front cover.

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