Birds

By Henkes, Kevin

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ISBN
978-0-06136-304-7 978-0-06136-305-4
Publisher
Greenwillow


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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

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on March 1, 2009

This is a book about bird watching, but it contains nothing about binoculars or life lists or the plumage of a herring gull in its second winter. Instead, in the voice of a young child, Henkes muses on birds, their colors and sizes, their movements and mysteries. Words and pictures perform a perfectly choreographed...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2009

In the voice of a young child, Henkes muses on birds, their colors and sizes, their movements and mysteries. Dronzek'...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 l...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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