World of wonders : in praise of fireflies, whale sharks, and other astonishments /

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Bibliographic Details
Author / Creator:Nezhukumatathil, Aimee, author.
Edition:First edition.
Imprint:Minneapolis, Minnesota : Milkweed Editions, [2020]
Description:165 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Language:English
Subject:Animals -- Anecdotes.
Animals.
Anecdotes.
Anecdotes.
Anecdotes.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/12449379
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Other authors / contributors:Nakamura, Fumi Mini, illustrator.
ISBN:9781571313652
1571313656
9781571319593
Summary:"From beloved, award-winning poet Aimee Nezhukumatathil comes a debut work of nonfiction--a collection of essays about the natural world, and the way its inhabitants can teach, support, and inspire us"--
Other form:Online version: Nezhukumatathil, Aimee, World of wonders Minneapolis : Milkweed Editions, 2020. 9781571319593
Table of Contents:
  • Catalpa tree
  • Firefly
  • Peacock
  • Comb jelly
  • Touch-me-nots
  • Cactus Wren
  • Narwhal
  • Axolotl
  • Dancing frog
  • Vampire squid
  • Monsoon
  • Corpse flower
  • Bonnet macaque
  • Calendars Poetica
  • Whale shark
  • Potoo
  • Cara Cara orange
  • Octopus
  • Grey cockatiel
  • Dragon fruit
  • Flamingo
  • Ribbon eel
  • Questions while searching for birds with my half-white sons, aged six and nine, National Audubon Bird Count Day, Oxford, MS
  • Superb Bird of Paradise
  • Red-spotted newt
  • Southern Cassowary
  • Monarch butterfly
  • Firefly (redux).