The Star Zoo: 1000 Headwords

The Star Zoo: 1000 Headwords

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In our world today a hummingbird is a small, brilliantly coloured bird that lives in the tall trees of tropical forests. In the far distant future, Hummingbird (Hummy for short) is a girl of sixteen who lives somewhere in the Galaxy, on a planet called Just Like Home. She has the name 'Hummingbird' in big letters on all her clothes, but she has never seen a real hummingbird. She has never seen any living animal or bird at all. The Book of Remembering says that there were once many animals on a planet called Earth, but that was before the Burning, a long, long time ago ...show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 74 pages
  • 126 x 192 x 8mm | 99.79g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • black and white illustrations
  • 0194230163
  • 9780194230162
  • 2,059,321

About Harry Gilbert

Harry Gilbert lives and teaches in London. The Star Zoo is his eighth book--and his first for students of English.show more

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77 ratings
3.67 out of 5 stars
5 31% (24)
4 27% (21)
3 25% (19)
2 12% (9)
1 5% (4)
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