Bird Talk: What Birds Are Saying and Why (Hardcover)

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By Lita Judge, Lita Judge (Illustrator)
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Birds from around the world communicate with sounds, motions, and mimicry. Glossary, references, and web site invite further study. Lush watercolors (4-8).

— From Science

Description


A gorgeously illustrated tribute to birds of all kinds and the fantastic, funny, fascinating things that they do.

Birds have lots of ways of communicating: They sing and talk, dance and drum, cuddle and fight. But what does all of the bird talk mean?
Filled with gorgeous illustrations, this fascinating picture book takes a look at the secret life of birds in a child-friendly format that is sure to appeal to readers of all ages - whether they're die-hard bird-watchers or just curious about the creatures in their own backyards.

About the Author


Lita Judge is the author and illustrator of several award-winning picture books for young readers, including How Big Were Dinosaurs?, Bird Talk, Born in the Wild, Flight School, and Red Sled. After a summer spent reading the handwritten journals of Mary Shelley, Lita embarked on a five year journey to tell the story of this courageous teenager in Mary’s Monster. She lives in Peterborough, New Hampshire, with her husband, two cats and a parrot.

Lita Judge is the author and illustrator of several award-winning picture books for young readers, including How Big Were Dinosaurs?, Bird Talk, Born in the Wild, Flight School, and Red Sled. After a summer spent reading the handwritten journals of Mary Shelley, Lita embarked on a five year journey to tell the story of this courageous teenager in Mary’s Monster. She lives in Peterborough, New Hampshire, with her husband, two cats and a parrot.

Praise For…


“...magical...” —Horn Book

“…a fun glimpse at the variety among the world's birds.” —School Library Journal

“With humor and sensitivity, Judge translates the secret language of birds...” —Publishers Weekly

“Delightfully straightforward and accessible.” —Kirkus Reviews

Product Details
ISBN: 9781596436466
ISBN-10: 1596436468
Publisher: Flash Point
Publication Date: March 13th, 2012
Pages: 48
Language: English

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