Synopses & Reviews
Covering 300 of the most common birds in all of the United States and Canada, The Young Birderand#8217;s Guide to Birds of North America
is loaded with color photographs, drawings showing typical behaviors, range maps, an easy-to-use checklist, fun facts, and authoritative information about each bird, its vocalizations, and its habitat.
While other field guides might overwhelm kids who are new to birding, The Young Birderand#8217;s Guide to Birds of North America was created with help from kids. Bill Thompsonand#8217;s own son and daughter and their elementary school classes helped select the content. Kid tested, kid approved!
The positive effects of journaling--especially for children--have been celebrated for decades. Journaling helps to build self-esteem while also enhancing skills in writing, drawing, and observation Bird Log Kids is the perfect introduction to journaling and to nature. Created by DeAnna Brandt, the book's 58 Log pages present simple questions that gently guide children to record and to draw their important bird observations. An additional 14 Photo/Art pages are ideal for pasting pictures or creating more artwork. Plus, a Log Tips page offers special hints for using this book, and a Life List allows kids to keep track of all the different birds seen. The result is a one-of-a-kind keepsake that families will cherish forever. So bring Bird Log Kids on your next outing. Play some games, and try a project. Write about your experiences. Draw what you see. Have fun, and enjoy nature
Educators have long known about the positive effects that come from journaling.
This log book by DeAnna Brandt is designed to help build the self-esteem of kids through creating something of their own--their own artwork, written observations--their own keepsake Inside are:
- 30 Log pages that gently guide kids to record their important observations, both written and drawn A bird fact, game, project or way to help birds is included on each one
- An illustration of a Bird Body with all the parts labeled for easy identification and 2 pages of Common Words that the young birder needs to know.
- A Life List is included to record up to 32 different birds that you've seen
- 13 Photo/Art pages to paste a photo or do more artwork.
- A Log Tips page for special hints on using this log and birding basics.
Bring this log on your next outing Play some games or do a project Write down the bird you see, draw a picture of it Does it have a nest? How many are there? Look closely to discover more
Have fun, enjoy the birds
This book helps kids write about and draw the birds they see and includes fun bird facts and activities.
Record your encounters with birds in this fantastic, interactive book! Kids can write about and draw the birds they see. They can paste photos, postcards and feathers found on the ground. Plus, thereís great info to learn about individual species.
A field guide to 300 of theand#160;most common birds of North America for kids ages 8 and up.
About the Author
BILL THOMPSON III is the editor of Bird Watcherand#8217;s Digest and the author of many books about birds. He lives in Ohio with his wife, the author and illustrator Julie Zickefoose, and their two children.