Every Day Birds
"Chickadee wears a wee black cap.Jay is loud and bold.Nuthatch perches upside-down.Finch is clothed in gold." Young readers are fascinated with birds in their world. Every Day Birds helps children identify and learn about common birds. After read ...more
Using a simple, rhyming format, twenty common North American birds a ...more
We listen to their calls and songs.
We like to see them fly."
So begins this poem that has been transformed into a picture book. From there we learn a bit about the chickadee, the jay, the nuthatch and the finch, as well as 16 other types of birds. Several pages at the end of the book contain additional information about each type of bird mentioned in the book.
This is a great way to introduce young readers to the subject of birds. Not only are ...more
Purely personal comment here but I am always astonished at how few people can identify common birds so this may help adults as well!
As a judge for the CYBILS award, I received a copy of this book for free in return for honest evaluation.
Told in rhyme and with a stained-glass window design for each of the birds. As a basic intro to birds for little ones, it would be fine. But it is classified as a non-fiction book, so I would have liked/expected a teeny bit more on the birds (yes, there is some at the back in word form, but not better or different pictures and for the age range this seems to be aimed at, pictures are key!), including, pictures of the femal...more