Learning about birds is something many children enjoy doing. Unlike polar bears, lions, and elephants children can see birds without having to go to a zoo. They can set up a feeder outside their bedroom window, or put a nesting box for birds in their garden. Here are some reviews of books that are about birds of all kinds.

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Look Closer Birds

Look Closer: Birds
Sue Malyan
Non-Fiction (Series)
Ages 4 to 8
DK, 2005, 0-7566-1433-3

Fly little bird

Fly, little bird
Tina Burke
(Almost) Wordless Picture Book
Ages 3 to 6
Kane/Miller, 2006, 1-933605-02-2

The birdwatchers

The Birdwatchers
Simon James
Picture book
Ages 4 to 7
Candlewick Press, 2002, 0-7636-1676-1 


Kids Can Do it: Birdhouses
Renee Schwarz
Craft Non-Fiction
Ages 8 and up
Kids Can Press, 2005, 1-55337-549-1


Kids Can Do it: Birdfeeders
Renee Schwarz
Craft Non-Fiction
Ages 8 and up
Kids Can Press, 2005, 1-55337-699-4

Red Knot

Red Knot: A Shorebird’s Incredible Journey
Nancy Carol Willis
Non-Fiction Picture book
Ages 6 to 9
Birdsong Books, 2006, 0-9662761-5-9 

Starting life duck

Starting Life: Duck
Claire Llewellyn
Illustrated by Simon Mendez
Non-Fiction (Series)
Ages 5 to 8
Northword, 2004, 1-55971-878-1 

Swallows in the Birdhouse

Swallows in the Birdhouse
Stephen R. Swinburne
Illustrated by Robin Brickman
Picture Book
Ages 5 to 8
Boyds Mills Press, 2005, 1-59078-329-8

Fine Feathered Friends

Fine Feathered Friends: Poems for Young People
Jane Yolen
Photographs by Jason Stemple
Ages 6 to 11
Poetry Collection
Boys Mills Press, 2004, 1-59078-193-7 

Sing Nightingale Sing

Sing, Nightingale Sing
Francoise de Guibert
Illustrated by Chiaki Miyamoto
Music by Daniel Goyone
Non-Fiction Book with CD
Ages 5 to 9
Kane/Miller, 2006, 1-929132-98-0 

Feathers Poems about birds

Feathers: Poems About Birds
Eileen Spinelli
Illustrated by Lisa McCue
Picture Book/Poetry Collection
Henry Holt, 2004, 0-8050-6713-2 

Saving Birds

Saving Birds: Heroes Around the World
Pete Salmansohn and Stephen W. Kress
Ages 10 to 13
Tilbury House, 2003, 0-88448-237-5

Sparrow Jack

Sparrow Jack
Mordicai Gerstein
Picture Book
Ages 4 to 8
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003, 0-374-37139-3


A Goose Names Gillian

A Goose Named Gilligan
Jerry M. Hay
Illustrated by Phyllis Pollema-Cahill
Picture Book
Ages 4 and up
H J Kramer, 2004, 1-932073-09-4

Blue-footed booby dance

Blue-Footed Booby Dance
Bruno Hachler
Illustrated by Cinzia Ratto
Translated by J. Alison James
Picture Book
Ages 4 to 7
North-South Books, 2004, 0-7358-1947-5

Grady the Goose

Grady the Goose
Denise Brennan-Nelson
Illustrated by Glenn Monroe
Picture Book
Ages 4 to 8
Sleeping Bear Press, 2006, 1-58536-282-4

The Odd Egg

The Odd Egg

Emily Gravett

Picture Book

Ages 3 to 6

Simon and Schuster, 2008, 1416968725


Suzy Goose and the Christmas Star

Petr Horacek

Picture Book

Ages 3 to 6

Candlewick Press, 2009, 0763644870



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