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Sweep Up the Sun

By Helen Frost

“A picture-book poem calling for adventure. . . . All-around gorgeous.” Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

Baby robins, open-beaked in their nest. Mallards winging to a new clime. Whether chickadees or cardinals, sparrows or starlings, here are commonly seen birds in their natural settings, captured in photographs of rare beauty and grace. In perfect synchrony, a lyrical narrative evokes images of play and flight, perseverance and trust. At the end, readers will find profiles of the featured species. This stunning book is an ideal gift for bird lovers of all ages, graduates, or anyone embarking on an adventure.

  • A beautiful follow-up to the very well-received and critically acclaimed Step Gently Out.
  • A winning combination of thoughtful, inspiring poetry and truly stunning photographs.
  • With the theme of spreading one's wings and taking flight, this title makes for an inspiring read-aloud.

About the author

Helen Frost is the author of Step Gently Out, also with photographs by Rick Lieder, as well as Monarch and Milkweed and several novels-in-poems for children and young adults. She lives in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

About the illustrator

Rick Lieder is a nature photographer, artist, and book-jacket designer. He previously collaborated with Helen Frost on Step Gently Out. He lives in Michigan.

ISBN: 9780763696733
Imprint: Candlewick
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: February 1, 2018
Dimensions: 250 x 230mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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