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Backyard Birding for Kids : A Field Guide and Activities

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The newest in our popular children's activity line for budding bird lovers! This informative field guide and activity book teaches kids about birds of all varieties, in the city, country, desert, or at the beach-because no matter where you go, you're bound to spot a bird! Kids will learn about making the backyard bird-friendly, building a bird feeder, and creating their own bird watching notebook to record sightings, locations, information, and notes from the field. From city birds (the Ruby Throated Hummingbird) to desert birds (the Red-tailed Hawk), kids of all ages will learn about common and not-so-common birds, with detailed diagrams and illustrations. With activities like how to grow a garden to attract birds and how to contribute to the care of the native birds in the area, this is the perfect book to get kids engaged with our feathered friends at an early age, and to encourage them to go outside and have fun while they learn! Fran Lee has illustrated and designed many books in the Gibbs Smith activity book series including Cooking on a Stick, Haunting on a Halloween, Riding on a Range, Wishing on a Star, and Putting on a Party. Fran lives in Los Angeles.show more

Product details

  • 6-8
  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 147.3 x 198.1 x 7.6mm | 158.76g
  • Gibbs M. Smith Inc
  • Layton, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 1586854119
  • 9781586854119

Back cover copy

Children's Activity/Ages 6 and up Do you enjoy watching birds play in a bird bath? Do you love collecting feathers or get excited when you find an old bird's nest? Do you like to hear birds singing their morning greeting? You must be a bird watcher! This field guide will help you identify all kinds of birds in the city, country, desert, or at the beach-because no matter where you go, you're bound to spot a bird! The book also includes fun, hands-on activities. Build your own pine cone bird feeder, make a birdbath dripper, plant a hummingbird-friendly garden, start a bird watching club, create a bird watching notebook, and much more. Open your eyes and your ears, and get ready to go birding!show more

Review quote

Trying to keep your brood off the couch this summer? This primer will turn them into enthusiastic wildlife watchers.show more

Flap copy

Introduction City Birds Woodland Birds Country Birds Wetland Birds Seashore Birds Desert Birdsshow more

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