Hello, I'm Here! (Hardcover)

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By Helen Frost, Rick Lieder (Illustrator)
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Told in verse, Hello, I’m Here! by Helen Frost with photos courtesy of Rick Lieder is an up-close view of the first weeks in the life of a Sandhill Crane. The photos beautifully accompany the prose written by Ms. Frost and both are engaging enough to hold the attention of any child. If seeking more knowledge on the cranes, a brief description is included in the back of the book.

— Karen R


A poetic text and wonderfully intimate photographs follow a newborn sandhill crane as it takes its first steps into the world.

Will my legs hold me?
What if I fall?

Peek in as a sandhill crane hatchling makes its first wobbly stand and takes its first steps alongside its brother. With their parents close by, they flap their wings and dance before enjoying a buggy treat. Someday they will fly with the majestic cranes overhead, but for now, Mama’s soft feathers beckon. With a lyrical narrative and lovely photo illustrations, this latest venture from an acclaimed creative team makes a perfect new baby gift — and will appeal to bird lovers, too.

About the Author

Helen Frost is the author of Step Gently Out, Sweep Up the Sun, Among a Thousand Fireflies, and Wake Up! She is also the author of the novel in poems Applesauce Weather and many other award-winning books for children and young adults. Helen Frost lives in Indiana.

Rick Lieder is the photographer for Step Gently Out, Sweep Up the Sun, Among a Thousand Fireflies, and Wake Up! He is also a painter and illustrator. Rick Lieder lives in Michigan.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780763698584
ISBN-10: 076369858X
Publisher: Candlewick
Publication Date: April 9th, 2019
Pages: 32
Language: English
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