Bring On the Birds
Peachtree Publishers, Ages 2-6
Hardcover: $15.95; ISBN: 978-1-56145-560-7; Total pages: 32; Size: 10 3/8 x 9 3/8
Foreign: LUK Books Co. Ltd, Korea
Board book: $6.95; ISBN 978-1-56145-692-5; Total pages: 22
Birds come in all sorts of interesting shapes, sizes and colors - and many of them can do amazing things. Can you imagine...
Dancing birds? Diving birds? Hanging birds? Hiding birds?
They're all real!
Bring On the Birds introduces young readers to both exotic and familiar birds in energetic, rhyming text and richly textured, colorful illustrations. A picture glossary identifies each animal and tells a little bit about it and where it lives.
- American Library Association Notable Children's Book
- Parents' Choice Recommended Award
- Chicago Public Library Best of the Best List
- Children's Book Council's "No Ordinary Book" Selection
- Bank Street College of Education’s Best Children’s Book of the Year
- Cybils Children's and Young Adult Bloggers' Literary Award Finalist
- The Best Children's Books for Family Literacy, Pennsylvania Center for the Book
Keystone to Reading Elementary Book Award Finalist
"Children will want to linger over the colorful images..."
"Likely to draw and hold the attention even of unfledged young viewers."
"Ideal for beginning readers as well as read-aloud time..."
"A top new children's book..."
"Just the right amount of information for preschool ornithologists."
"An informative flight of fancy..."
"A fantastic work of art, a celebration of feathers."
Midwest Book Review
"Carefully crafted in charm and simplicity..."
"The rhyming text is sparkling, fun and graceful..."
Cybils Award finalist
"This delightful introduction to both exotic and familiar birds is described in simple rhyming text
with fiesta-bright illustrations."
"Like the stunning acrylic illustrations, the rhythmical text manages to both inform and entertain."
Washington Parent Magazine
"The sharp-edged, colorful illustrations are eye-pleasingly dramatic."
"Stunning yet accurate illustrations accompany a gently rhyming, rhythmic text to introduce the behavior of a variety of birds."
"A fresh look at birds: familiar, strange, and wonderful.”
"This is material so beautifully prepared that kids cannot find equivalents on the web; they need these books for well-researched authentic info and pictures."
Martha's Vineyard Times
"Ms. Stockdale's book is another winner."
New Jersey Youth Services
"A wonderful supplement to a bird unit in the primary grades."
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