Happy Bird Week! This week we are focusing on what else: BIRDS!
Kingston loves birds (and animals in general). Just check him (and Tanta) out at our most recent zoo trip! He is fascinated by them.
With that being said, we read lots of bird related books around here! Some of his favorite books are below as well as some books that we have on our wishlist. All of these books are great for the baby-toddler age group. Some of them are even great for the older kiddos. Here are 15 books about birds that your kids are bound to love!
Feathers for Lunch by Lois Ehlert is a book on our wishlist! This book is both a guide to birds and a storybook. I love that it introduces so many different backyard birds, and Lois Ehlert's illustrations are always wonderful! This book is great for little ones as the text is big and bold, and also for older children who would like to start identifying popular backyard birds.
Penguins ABC by Kevin Schafer is one of Kingston's favorites! We read this book constantly. It is a simple alphabet book, but the pictures of phenomenal! They all depict the happenings of real life penguins. This is a great book for exposing little ones to penguins in their natural habitat.
Owl Babies by Martin Waddell is one of our must-read nighttime books. Kingston loves his "hoohoos'. I love the sweet illustrations in this book and the quality of the literature. Waddell's words just seem to roll off the tongue, and we both enjoy the sweet story of the scared owls waiting for their mother.
Are You My Mother? by P.D. Eastman is an awesome classic bird themed tale about a little bird searching for his mother. I grew up reading this book, as I'm sure most did, so it has been fun to share it with K now. Some of the text can be a little long for younger kids, and if that's the case, we also have this Are You My Mother? Cloth Interactive book. The cloth version is PERFECT for young babies and is machine washable! It also comes with a tiny little bird that you can move from page to page.
Duck & Goose by Tad Hills is an adorable series about what else, a DUCK and a GOOSE! We have quite a few of these books and K loves them all, so make sure you hop on Amazon and check them all out. These books are all about the adventures of these two silly little birds. They will definitely make your toddler giggle. K knows some of them by heart!
Busy Birdies (A Busy Book) by John Schindel is just one in a series of AWESOME books. If you have a toddler and haven't checked out the "Busy Book" series, then you are missing out! We own quite a few of these titles and LOVE them. They all depict real life pictures of the animals they are about. The pictures of birds in this book are absolutely gorgeous. The text walks you through what the different birds are doing. We love this book.
What are your favorite bird books?! Are there any books that you would add to the list? We'd love to check them out!
Stay tuned for our upcoming week full of bird fun!
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