A Hummingbird's Story: How I Came to Be
A children's book for younsters, seniors, and in between
Samantha tells her delightful story...
A Hummingbird's Story: How I Came to Be takes place in the hummingbird habitat at the Arizona Sonora Desert Museum in Tucson, Arizona where Samantha, a juvenile female Costa’s hummingbird tells the story of how she entered this world and the skills she had to learn so she could fledge and leave the nest. Barbara Kurtz, a retired educator, is the author and photographer whose vivid photographs provide children with a front row seat to this stunning wonder of nature. Her photographs depict not only the characters but the “action” that takes place. Sebastian's Neighborhood is her second book in which Sebastian, Samantha's brother, tells what it is like for the both of them to live in the aviary full of other hummingbirds.
and Sebastian tells his.
Reading level: 3rd Grade
Listening and looking at pictures: 3 years and up
Children and adults of all ages will learn and enjoy them
Both books are available at Amazon.com as well as:
- The giftshop at the Arizona Sonora Desert Museum in Tucson
- The Sahuaro National Park bookstore and giftshop Tucson
- The Hummingbird Gallery in Sedona
- The Hummingbird House in Sdeona
- The Worm Bookstore in Sedona
- and others