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The Little Hummingbird

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The Little Hummingbird
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A courageous hummingbird defies fear and expectations in her attempt to save the forest from fire. The illustrated story is supplemented by a natural and cultural history of hummingbirds, as well as an inspiring message from Nobel Peace Prize winner Wangari Maathai. Based on a South American indigenous story.
Authors: Yahgulanaas, Michael Nicoll
Title: The little hummingbird
Publisher: Vancouver : Greystone, c2010.
Characteristics: [26] p. :,col. ill. ;,26 cm.
Notes: Originally published under title: Flight of the hummingbird.
Summary: A courageous hummingbird defies fear and expectations in her attempt to save the forest from fire. The illustrated story is supplemented by a natural and cultural history of hummingbirds, as well as an inspiring message from Nobel Peace Prize winner Wangari Maathai. Based on a South American indigenous story.
Audience: For ages 4-8.
Local Note: KRT : 2011-05-05
15 143
ISBN: 9781553655336
1553655338
Statement of Responsibility: Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas ; with a message from Wangari Maathai
Subject Headings: Indians Folklore. Hummingbirds Folklore. Environmental protection Folklore.
Topical Term: Indians
Hummingbirds
Environmental protection
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Jun 11, 2012
  • oplrocks rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Beautiful Haida art and simple text come together to bring about a powerful little message about the power of one. Simply beautiful.

Aug 20, 2011
  • TinaWoods rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This book has a very powerful message but is not preachy. I recommend it to everyone!!

Apr 19, 2011
  • birdiefish rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

This story was positively adorable, and a new take on the wonderful theme of little being much when one's heart is invested.

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Aug 20, 2011
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Jun 11, 2012
  • oplrocks rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Flight of the Hummingbird

Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas' Haida anime "Flight of the Hummingbird"

Find it at CLEVNET

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