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Look Up!: Bird-Watching in Your Own Backyard

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Look Up!: Bird-Watching in Your Own Backyard

A 2014 ALA Robert F. Sibert Informational Honor Book

You don’t have to own binoculars and know a bunch of fancy Latin names to watch birds! No matter where you live, they’re in your neighborhood — just look up.

This conversational, humorous introduction to bird-watching encourages kids to get outdoors with a sketchbook and really look around. Quirky full-color illustrations portray dozens of birds chatting about their distinctive characteristics, including color, shape, plumage, and beak and foot types, while tongue-in-cheek cartoons feature banter between birds, characters, and the reader ("Here I am, the noble spruce grouse. In a spruce grove. Eatin’ some spruce. Yep."). Interactive and enjoyable tips bring an age-old hobby to new life for the next generation of bird-watchers.

Look Up!: Bird-Watching in Your Own Backyard
by Annette LeBlanc Cate

  • Publication Date: March 12, 2013
  • Genres: Education, Environment, Nonfiction
  • Hardcover: 64 pages
  • Publisher: Candlewick
  • ISBN-10: 0763645613
  • ISBN-13: 9780763645618