My Book of Birds


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Groundwood 2016
Science Curriculum

Nature.  The wonder of nature.  It's so essential that we connect our children to the beauty and value of the natural world all around us and birds are a great place to start.  

The next time you are outside with a young person whether in a park, in your own backyard or at the beach take a moment to find a bird.  What color is it?  Where does it go in the winter time?  What is its name?  

Tbis gorgeously illustrated book celebrates birds and answers many questions about the common birds you'll find in your pine trees out back or in the marshes along the coast.  Drawn large and colored brilliantly childen will instantly experience birds as they deserve to be met.  They are amazing creatures with beautiful designs and stylish outfits.  Learn their names and make them your friends.  They will be fun to watch on a snowy day and beautiful to find in a wildlife refuge during summer vacation.

978-1554988006   60 pages  Ages 5-8

Recommended by:  Barb Langridge,


From the publisher:

Geraldo Valério is an artist who loves birds, from majestic golden eagles and snowy owls to brilliant cardinals and jays to the tiniest of hummingbirds. Here he presents his favorites, with beautiful collage illustrations and brief descriptions that highlight intriguing facts about each one.

The illustrations show a variety of feathered creatures in their natural habitats as they hunt for food, impress their mates, nest, and care for their young. The concise, accessible text provides information ranging from clever techniques for finding food to remarkable physical features to fascinating behaviors. But above all, Geraldo Valerio shares his passion for birds in this lovingly created album, inspiring young readers with their beauty and the excitement of discovery.

Includes an introduction, glossary, index and sources for further information.

978-1554988006   60 pages  Ages 5-8


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