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A Songbird Dreams of Singing

A Songbird Dreams of Singing

Poems about Sleeping Animals

Learn more about the variety of fascinating ways animals sleep: from upside down and holding hands, to sleeping while swimming or flying!

Did you know otters sleep while holding hands; zebra finches rehearse their songs while dreaming; ducks and dolphins sleep with one half of their brains at a time; and, frigate birds sleep while flying? A Songbird Dreams of Singing: Poems about Sleeping Animals is a book of poetry with a scientific-and child-friendly-underpinning. With a poem for every animal, followed by a paragraph explaining the fascinating science behind how that animal sleeps, this artfully compiled book captures the wonder of our ecosystem. Designed with the look of a classic storybook/collection, with special effects on the cover, the book makes the perfect gift for young children!
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Genre: Children's Books / Juvenile Fiction / Poetry

On Sale: November 5th 2019

Price: $12.99 / $16.99 (CAD)

Page Count: 96

ISBN-13: 9780762467150

Praise

"Firmly in control of language and rhyme schemes but varying tone and tempo as she goes, Hosford marvels at the sleep habits of 18 creatures. At once eye-closing and eye-opening."—Kirkus Reviews
"Not only is [A Songbird Dreams of Singing] gorgeous and the poems so original and beguiling; the informational text is a total wow!"—Sy Montgomery, author of the National Book Award finalist, Soul of an Octopus.
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