Nest

Illustrated by Jorey Hurley

About The Book

Simple text and beautiful illustrations follow a baby bird through the seasons in this sweet tale now available as Classic Board Book.

From birth, to first flight, to a new friend, the first year of a bird’s life is full of activity and wonder. Artist Jorey Hurley pairs vivid, crisp artwork with simple, minimal text—often just one word per spread—to create a breathtaking, peaceful chronicle of nature and life’s milestones.

This book is now available as a Classic Board Book, perfect for young readers.

About The Author

Photo credit: Lincoln Else

Jorey Hurley studied art history at Princeton, received her law degree at Stanford, and studied design at FIT. She worked as a textile designer for Hable Construction in New York City and is now based in San Francisco, where she lives with her husband and their two small children. Nest, her debut, was called “stunning” in a starred review from School Library JournalFetch, her second book, was called a “delight” by Publishers Weekly in a starred review. She is also the author of Every Color Soup and Skyscraper. Visit her at JoreyHurley.com.

About The Illustrator

Photo credit: Lincoln Else

Jorey Hurley studied art history at Princeton, received her law degree at Stanford, and studied design at FIT. She worked as a textile designer for Hable Construction in New York City and is now based in San Francisco, where she lives with her husband and their two small children. Nest, her debut, was called “stunning” in a starred review from School Library JournalFetch, her second book, was called a “delight” by Publishers Weekly in a starred review. She is also the author of Every Color Soup and Skyscraper. Visit her at JoreyHurley.com.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books (February 2014)
  • Length: 40 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781442489721
  • Grades: P - 2
  • Ages: 3 - 7

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Awards and Honors

  • CCBC Choices (Cooperative Children's Book Council)
  • Kansas State Reading Circle List PrimaryTitle
  • Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year Selection Title

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