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Bird singing, bird winging

"Come see birds of all different kinds singing, winging, walking, talking and so much more in this . . . book that includes a special section with facts on each type of bird"--Provided by publisher.

Homing pigeons

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An introduction to homing pigeons that discusses their life cycle, range, diet, and more.

I am a bird

A bird-loving little girl gazes at the feathered friends she passes during daily rides to school on the back of her father's bike.

A world on the wing

the global odyssey of migratory birds
"An exhilarating exploration of the science and wonder of global bird migration. Shares these and other revelations to convey both the wonder of bird migration and its global sweep, taking the reader from the shores and mudflats of the Yellow Sea in China, to the remote mountains of northeastern India, and to the salt lakes in southern Cyprus in the Mediterranean. Weidensaul also introduces those trying to preserve global migratory patterns in the face of climate change and other rising challenges"--Provided by publisher.

Bird show

Rhyming text and illustrations show some of the diversity found in the feathers of exotic and familiar birds.

The Republic of Birds

After her family is exiled from the capital of Tsaretsvo, Olga must use her wits, cunning, and forbidden magic to rescue her kidnapped sister, Mira, and return home from the Republic of Birds. Inspired by Russian folklore.


Describes macaws, the most colorful birds of the parrot family, including where they live, their bodies, what they do, and dangers to macaws.

Gifts of the Magpie

A big-hearted bird, who loves to find things and loves to help, gets tripped up by homonyms and gets everything wrong! Will she ever get it right? Then the bird's friends take a second look at the goofed gifts and realize that, with a little creativity, the magpie gave them just what they needed.

Chez Bob

A lazy alligator comes up with a plan to lure his prey by opening up a restaurant for birds--until he realizes that birds are even better as friends.

A house for every bird

"A young artist has drawn birds and bird houses in corresponding colors. Now it's time to match them up. The blue bird goes in the blue house, the orange bird in the orange house, and so on. But wait! The birds don't agree with the narrator's choices and, much to her distress, are rebelling by swapping houses. Can the narrator make the birds see sense? Or is it possible that you just can't tell a bird by its feathers?"--Provided by publisher.


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