The Hummingbirds' Gift: Wonder, Beauty, and Renewal on Wings

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Product Details

Price
$20.00  $18.40
Publisher
Atria Books
Publish Date
Pages
96
Dimensions
5.9 X 8.9 X 0.5 inches | 0.45 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781982176082

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About the Author

Sy Montgomery is a naturalist, documentary scriptwriter, and author of thirty-one acclaimed books of nonfiction for adults and children, including the National Book Award finalist The Soul of an Octopus and the memoir The Good Good Pig, which was a New York Times bestseller. The recipient of numerous honors, including lifetime achievement awards from the Humane Society and the New England Booksellers Association, she lives in New Hampshire with her husband, writer Howard Mansfield, and a border collie.

Reviews

"Montgomery's bright, richly illustrated chronicle stirs renewed appreciation for human empathy, skill, and wonder and a miraculous winged species." --Booklist
"This slim book, centered on two abandoned hummingbirds who are nurtured back to health, is ideal for garden reading." --Washington Post, "Feel-good books to brighten your summer"
"An eloquent primer on hummingbirds in myth and natural science, and the history of people learning about birds...[an] engaging work of popular science." --Library Journal
"A hummingbird book that's like them--zippy and fun...[It] will warm your heart while making you into an armchair ornithologist. " -Associated Press