Birds

By Henkes, Kevin & Dronzek, Laura

Publishers Summary:
Fascinated by the colors, shapes, sounds, and movements of the many different birds she sees through her window, a little girl is happy to discover that she and they have something in common.

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978-0-06136-305-4
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School Library Journal

Reviewed on February 1, 2009

PreS-K This brief introduction to birds focuses on such basic features as their different colors and sizes. Soft acrylic paintings that appear as spreads, vignettes, and framed scenes match a text that perfectly conveys the young narrator's fascination with the birds in her environment. "Once I saw seven birds on the telephone wire. They didn't move and they didn't move and they didn't move. I looked away ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Junior Library Guild

Reviewed on March 1, 2009

Kevin Henkes's engaging text and Laura Dronzek's striking and versatile artwork invite readers to take a close look at the birds around them. The book begins with a vibrant painting of a robin viewed through an open window, reminding youngsters that these amazing creatures are part of their everyday world. Other examples follow, introducing birds of different colors and sizes by pairing descriptive phrases ("Birds can be BIG") with related images (a close-up of a flamingo's ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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