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Birds

A book about the balance between resources and responsibility.

A glimpse into the creatures that build their own homes.

When a truly enormous, gigantic, HUMONGOUS chick pops out of his massive shell, there’s widespread panic among the chickens. He’s too big to be a chick – so what IS he? An elephant? An umbrella? A hippopotamus? As Chicken Big helps out the foolish chickens, their guesses get wilder and wilder until finally they realize the truth and Chicken Big finds his place in the world.

Follow Crinkleroot and find out what it takes to be a bird watcher! With detailed descriptions of bird habitats, coloration, and characteristics, readers are bound to walk away with a new found understanding of the world of birds.

The story of five little chicks looking for something to eat.

A field guide to common birds for young students.

A detailed guide to bird songs, bird houses, bird feeders, and a selection of common bird species.

Look, See the Bird! is a beautifully illustrated children’s book which seeks to not only promote curiosity in children about the natural world around them, but also to establish the universal quality of having a connection with nature. Look, See the Bird! follows children in a variety of locations, all of whom are learning about local birds and their habits. 

Look, See the Farm! is the heartwarming story of two sisters visiting their grandparents’ organic farm during each of the four seasons, discovering the many interesting creatures that make the farm their home. Young readers will gain a look at farm life and the animals living on the farm, as well as discovering the wild birds that thrive there.

A compilation of poetry about birds.