Robins!: How They Grow Up by Eileen ChristelowRobins!: How They Grow Up by Eileen Christelow

Robins!: How They Grow Up

byEileen Christelow

Hardcover | February 7, 2017

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Robins are the most familiar and beloved of all birds, found throughout North America and celebrated as one of the first signs of spring. But there's a lot about them that most people don't know! In this visually stunning picture book that features comic-book panels combined with painterly illustrations, Eileen Christelow tells the story of two young robins' first year, and reveals plenty of little-known facts that are sure to captivate young naturalists. Narrated with humor and filled withkid-pleasing details, this fascinating account of how robins grow up includes an Author's Note, Glossary, More About Robins, and Sources.
Eileen Christelow has written and illustrated numerous best-selling picture books including ten popular stories about the Five Little Monkeys, Vote!, and Robins!: How They Grow Up . She lives with her husband in East Dummerston, Vermont. Visit her online at and
Title:Robins!: How They Grow UpFormat:HardcoverDimensions:48 pages, 10.5 × 11 × 0.36 inPublished:February 7, 2017Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:054444289X

ISBN - 13:9780544442894


Editorial Reviews

USA TODAY says ???? stars. Stuffed with information, much of it fascinating and likely to be a surprise even to adult readers." ? "Fresh and inviting, here's the go-to book for children curious about robins." - Booklist, starred review "A glossary and other details about robins conclude this insightful study of an unflashy but fascinating bird." - Publishers Weekly "? as infectious as the ubiquitous bird's own 'Cheerily-cheerily, cheerily-cheerup, cheerup! '" - Kirkus ? "Christelow's accurate illustrations are action filled and make excellent use of panels to depict multiple perspectives on bird poses and behavior, as well as moment-by-moment events? " - Horn Book, starred review Praise for Vote! ? "It's hard to imagine a more accessible introduction to voting. . . . Whimsical and creative . . . vote aye on this one." -Booklist, starred review "Well-executed . . . accessible." -Publishers Weekly "Colorful, comical illustrations . . . light, yet informative tone. . . . This accessible and appealing title deserves a place in all collections." -School Library Journal "Brisk and engaging." -The Washington Post "