A Songbird Dreams of Singing

Poems about Sleeping Animals
by Kate Hosford, Jennifer M. Potter

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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,...
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Published By Running Press Kids

Format Hardback


Number Of Pages 40

Publication Date 11/05/2019

ISBN 9780762467143

Dimensions 8.5 inches x 10.45 inches

"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

"The work as a whole makes a unique, engaging readaloud from start to finish, and children may well pull it from the shelves again and again to revisit favorite excerpts."
— Publishers Weekly

"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, The Soul of an Octopus.