visión de conjunto:Críticas Funny and poignant.--School Library Journal (starred review)Engaging--Booklist (starred review)A compelling portrait.--Kirkus Reviews (starred review) Reseña del editor An ALA Notable Children’s Book * Multiple starred reviews“Engaging” — ALA Booklist (starred review)“A compelling portrait.” — Kirkus Reviews (starred review)“Funny and poignant.” — School Library Journal (starred review)Honest and engaging award-winning author Jean Little’s beloved Hey World Here I Am! is told in a series of poems observations and vignettes.Kate Bloomfield has got a lot to say—about school and friends and parents about cartwheels (she can't do them) about parsnips (she won't eat them) about being alone and being herself about life and love...even about Dave Nelson who doesn't know she's alive. Outspoken funny sometimes confused but always observant Kate is writing it all down—Hey World Here I Am! Contraportada Kate Bloomfield is back! And she's got a lot to say -- about school and friends and parents about cartwheels (she can't do them) about parsnips (she won't eat them) about being alone and being herself about life and love...even about Dave Nelson who doesn't know she's alive. Outspoken funny sometimes confused but always observant Kate is writing it all down -- Hey World Here I Am!Notable Children's Books of 1989 (ALA)Best Books of 1989 (SLJ)Notable 1989 Children's Trade Books in Social Studies (NCSS/CBC)Children's Books of 1989 (Library of Congress)1989 Children's Books (NY Public Library) Biografía del autor Jean Little is the author of more than twenty-five books for children. In addition to Emma's Magic Winter her first I Can Read Book Ms. Little's works include the novels Lost and Found Different Dragons From Anna and Hey World Here I Am illustrated by Sue Truesdell. Jean Little has always been interested in adoption and she had a first-hand experience with it when her sister adopted two children several years ago. The family has nine pets the most recent addition being Henry Higgins a talking African gray parrot. Although Jean Little was born with scarred corneas that severely impair her vision she has always loved to read and to write. She writes with a voice-activated computer and travels widely with her Seeing Eye dog Pippa. Ms. Little lives in Ontario Canada.Sue Truesdell has illustrated many children's books including How to Talk to Your Dog by Jean Craighead George and Betsy Byars's I Can Read! series about the adventuresome Golly Sisters. Ms. Truesdell lives in Tenafly New Jersey.