Randall Museum's Bird Books for Kids
February is Backyard Bird month and people all over the world are helping to count birds! The Randall Museum in San Francisco is counting birds too. We’ll tell you how to participate and what to look for, plus we have some online activities for you to do at home. See randallmuseum.org for details!
This new series is designed with the beginner in mind. Featuring the original art of celebrated naturalist Roger Tory Peterson; incorporating the Peterson Identification System, the most effective method for bird identification; and using a straightforward design. This series makes field guides accessible and appealing to children. Roger Tory Peterson was the inventor of the modern field guide.
A 2014 Robert F. Sibert Honor Book
You don’t have to own binoculars and know a bunch of fancy Latin names to watch birds! No matter where you live, they’re in your neighborhood — just look up.
Discover the fascinating world of birds—their natural history, behavior, and secret lives. Be an eyewitness to the breathtaking moment when a chick hatches from its egg, the growth of young birds in their nest, and how birds camouflage themselves, fly, hunt, and feed.
Meet Ruby, a plucky young girl who uncovers the wild side of her city neighborhood with the help of a grown-up friend. When Ruby realizes there are amazing birds right in her neighborhood, her imagination takes flight. Birders have a name for the moment they get hooked--they call it their spark moment. This is the story of Ruby's spark moment, in her very own words.
* 2021 AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books in Hands-On Science Longlist
* 2021 NSTA-CBC Outstanding Science Trade Book
Produced in association with the National Audubon Society, Audubon Birding Adventures for Kids introduces you and your children to the love of all things birding.
From Caldecott Honor illustrator Robin Page comes this striking nonfiction STEM picture book exploring the fascinating and surprising ways different kinds of birds use their unique beaks.
Birds around the world have so many amazing kinds of beaks! There are short beaks and long beaks, straight beaks and curved beaks, flat beaks and even spoon-shaped beaks.
Take a peek inside the beautiful and absorbing world of birds with this lavishly illustrated children’s bird atlas.
From the Amazon Rainforest to the Rocky Mountains, this fully-fledged children’s bird guide will take you on a guided tour, continent by continent, to meet some of the most spectacular birds in the world!
A Caldecott Honor book from the highly acclaimed author and illustrator of Corduroy!
A joyful and informative guide to birdwatching for budding young birders from an award-winning author-illustrator duo.
How do you find a bird? There are so many ways! Begin by watching. And listening. And staying quiet, so quiet you can hear your own heartbeat.
This book has over two hundred stickers and is filled with fun facts and activities centered around birds.
Introduce your baby to the stunning artwork of famous naturalist John James Audubon.
That's something to crow about! Learn all about these genius birds in Kyla Vanderklugt's Science Comics: Crows, the latest volume in First Second’s action-packed nonfiction graphic novel series for middle-grade readers!
The colorful world of birds! Birds come in all different shapes, sizes, and yes, colors, too!
From the albatross to the zebra finch, Mrs. Peanuckle pulls out her binoculars and introduces toddlers to 26 species of birds from all around the world. Described by a single interesting fact or defining characteristic, each bird proves to be as unique and surprising as the one before. Ever wonder why flamingoes are pink? It’s all those shrimp they eat.
There are lots of creatures in the woods. Where are they hiding and what are they doing? Innovative lift-the-flap pages are packed with adorable animals for little ones to find and name.
With their colorful feathers, beautiful songs, power of flight, and dinosaur ancestry, birds are truly astonishing creatures. But did you know that the huge variety of known species includes daring acrobats, inconsiderate noisemakers, ruthless hunters, wonderful swimmers, and blazing runners? Or that the tiniest bird in the world measures just two inches long?
Robert Burleigh's narrative nonfiction picture book follows a hummingbird’s migration south for the winter, with stunning art by Wendell Minor.
When the last summer flowers open their petals to the sun, it’s time for a tiny ruby-throated hummingbird to dip its beak into the heart of each bloom, extracting as much nectar as possible before the hard trip ahead.
A nonfiction picture book that explores the amazing adaptations that keep certain species of bird alive and soaring
Not all birds build nests with sticks and have good manners. Some construct nests with their own saliva, while others use vomit as a defense
An award-winning, educator-approved first book on birds. From Cathryn and John Sill, creators of the celebrated About... and About Habitats series.
★ "Exceptionally detailed and uniformly accurate...the Sills succeed admirably." ―School Library Journal, STARRED REVIEW
Young naturalists explore sixteen birds in this elegant introduction to the many, remarkable uses of feathers. A concise main text highlights how feathers are not just for flying.
A 2019 Outstanding Science Trade Book for Students: K–12 (National Science Teachers Association and the Children's Book Council).
Travel the world with the Sounds of Nature series – press the note in each of the 10 habitats to hear vivid recordings of over 60 different bird sounds.
The Sounds of Nature series brings the natura
Named a Best Children's Science Book of the Year by Science Books & Films, this classic picture book follows a full year of growth and change for robins: how the birds develop inside their eggs during the spring; how they mature into fledglings in the summer; how they learn to fly in the fall; and how they leave for warmer climates in winter—only to return when spring comes ar
This stunningly beautiful and wonderfully informative book from award-winning artist Sylvia Long and author Dianna Hutts Aston makes for a fascinating introduction to the vast and amazing world of eggs. Featuring poetic text and an elegant design, this acclaimed book teaches children countless interesting facts about eggs.$14.99ISBN: 9781426324321Availability: Available to OrderPublished: National Geographic Kids - July 12th, 2016$16.95ISBN: 9783791373355Availability: Available to OrderPublished: Prestel Junior - June 5th, 2018
The creator of The Egg returns to her avian explorations with this wondrous, charming, and informative examination of feathers.$19.95ISBN: 9780500651513Availability: At the Store NowPublished: Thames & Hudson - June 4th, 2019
The next Big Book in the series introduces young children to some of the most colorful, magnificent, silly, and surprising feathered creatures from around the world.$19.95ISBN: 9781770857445Availability: Available to OrderPublished: Firefly Books - August 2nd, 2016
"It's the sort of book which children have to plead with the adults to let them have a look at. Everything about it is superb. Highly recommended." -- The Bookbag.co.uk$7.99ISBN: 9781452161358Availability: At the Store NowPublished: Chronicle Books - March 14th, 2017
"Fans will rejoice at the first sight of A Nest Is Noisy," promises School Library Journal, and they're right.