Children’s books about birds may be some of the most beautiful books you can find.
Who doesn’t love to think about flying? These books will carry you away on the wings of these magnificent creatures. Hopefully, you can inspire a life-long love of nature as you go outside to put your learning to use.
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Children’s Books About Birds
by Nicola Davies and Jane Ray
This beautiful book tells about a hummingbird making its long migration from Granny’s garden. Zoologist Nicola Davies creates an engaging story with enough facts to inspire a young ornithologist.
by Mya Thompson
When birders get hooked, it is called their “spark” moment. Ruby discovers her love of birding right in her neighborhood and learns that even cities have a wild side.
by Susan Edwards Richmond (Author), Stephanie Fizer Coleman (Illustrator)
Introduce your young ones to the idea of bird watching in this charming tale about a little girl who helps with a Christmas Bird Count. The text offers simple explanations of the identification methods used by birdwatchers and clear descriptions of winter bird habitats.
by Dianna Hutts Aston and Sylvia Long
This stunning book along with An Egg is Quiet are two of my favorite bird-related books. The illustrations are mesmerizing and teach so much about the lives of birds.
by April Pulley Sayre
Enter woodpecker world and get a bird’s eye view of everyday life with Sayre’s paper collage creations.
by Maria Gianferrari and Brian Floca
Follow a red-tailed hawk as he hunts in
by Heidi Stemple and Clover Robin
Another lovely tale about bird counting but this one tells you about the person who started the Christmas Bird Count. A nice pairing for Bird Count listed above.
by Susan Vande Griek and Mark Hoffman
This lyrical book dances through geese who skein, puffins who wheel, to crows who mob and starlings who murmurate. Featuring beautiful illustrations and poems, this new release (Sept 2019) is a perfect introduction to the world of birds.
by Matt Sewell
Our Garden Birds features a different bird for every week of the year. His charming illustrations are a delight. Don’t miss his other books including Owls, Penguins, Our Songbirds and his newest An Atlas of Amazing Birds (out Oct. 1, 2019).
See what is not to love about a bird book! These children’s books about birds are so delightful for everyone to give and keep.