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Birds of a Feather
This lush, oversized book about birds features a variety of interactive guessing games and special features, including more than 40 lift-the-flaps and more than 15 pop-ups, plus intriguing facts about each bird, providing readers with hours of educational entertainment. With elegant, graphic illustrations, Birds of a Feather is a feast for the eyes as well as the mind.
Hardcover, 18 pages
Published September 26th 2012 by Chronicle Books
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Birds of a Feather is a very interesting and absolutely beautiful book about different birds. It is a very fun book because each page is a new surprise of different tabs to pull open or different feathers to move to locate the facts about specific birds. My favorite page is a page made out of feathers that you move to locate facts. Each feather is unique to the bird facts behind the tab. Other pages have pictures of the eggs each bird hatches as well as an interactive bird making page. These pag ...more
Aug 02, 2014 The Styling Librarian rated it 5 of 5 stars
Birds of a Feather and Out of Sight and The Open Ocean by Francesco Pittau, illustrated by Bernadette Gervais – All three of these books are absolutely gorgeous and packed with fascinating facts. They’re large books with movable parts. They also will be your book that readers will pour over and obsessively learn random facts… fantastic books, wish I could afford the luggage space to bring these back to Hong Kong now. They’ll be on an order sooner than later for my library.
Filled with black and white and color-drenched lift-the-flap devices and jigsaw puzzle pieces that reveal information about various birds, such as the grey crowned crane and the ostrich, this book will have young readers intrigued for long periods of time. I loved the two pages filled with actual bird eggs and the flaps covered with birds' feathers, which reveal the type of bird and an interesting bird fact. Readers will enjoy trying to guess the birds from their silhouettes and eggs. This is a ...more
Dec 20, 2012 Donalyn rated it 5 of 5 stars
Visually stunning with an engaging lift-the-flap design. Beautiful images of eggs, feathers, and silhouettes hide interesting facts about scores of birds. I particularly appreciate the book's larger size and sturdy card stock flaps, which help the book hold up to many rereadings. I have ordered Pittau & Gervais' Out of Sight and look forward to reading both books with children.
Jan 01, 2015 Alyson (Kid Lit Frenzy) rated it 5 of 5 stars
OMG! How did I not see this earlier or know about this book? AMAZING - a little dangerous for library use due to all of the flaps and things that open up or flip in this book but love this one.