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The nest that wren built / Randi Sonenshine ; illustrated by Anne Hunter.

Sonenshine, Randi, 1968- (author.). Hunter, Anne, (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 4 of 4 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Hood River County Library District.

Current holds

0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Summary:

"In the rhyming style of "The House That Jack Built," this poem about the care and specificity that Carolina wrens put into building a nest is at once tender and true to life. Papa and Mama Wren gather treasures of the forest, from soft moss for a lining to snakeskin for warding off predators. ...Lilting stanzas, woven with accurate and unexpected details about Carolina wrens, and ... gentle, inviting illustrations reveal the mysterious lives of these birds and impart an appreciation for the wonder of the life cycles around us...." -- adapted from publisher.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library J PIC SON (Text) 33892100695726 Children's New Books Book None 07/21/2020 Available -
Parkdale Community Library J PIC SON (Text) 33892100695684 Children's New Books Book None 07/21/2020 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781536201536
  • ISBN: 1536201537
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
  • Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2020.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes glossary and wren facts.
Summary, etc.:
"In the rhyming style of "The House That Jack Built," this poem about the care and specificity that Carolina wrens put into building a nest is at once tender and true to life. Papa and Mama Wren gather treasures of the forest, from soft moss for a lining to snakeskin for warding off predators. ...Lilting stanzas, woven with accurate and unexpected details about Carolina wrens, and ... gentle, inviting illustrations reveal the mysterious lives of these birds and impart an appreciation for the wonder of the life cycles around us...." -- adapted from publisher.
Target Audience Note:
4-8 years.
Preschool-Grade 3.
Subject: Wrens > Juvenile fiction.
Nest building > Juvenile fiction.
Animals > Juvenile fiction.
Wrens > Fiction.
Nest building > Fiction.
Genre: Stories in rhyme.
Picture books for children.
Fiction.

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