Children’s Books about Birds
Your family will be inspired, when you get them these beautiful and informative bird books for kids from National Geographic.
We enjoy birds year round, but this is the time of year when we pay closer attention to them.
Every time I go outside, I can’t help but notice the birds singing.
Baby birds are hatching, so there is always plenty of activity.
These 5 books have absolutely gorgeous full color photos, so they’ll keep even small children engaged.
Of course, the books are also brimming with bird facts that will help kids appreciate our feathered friends even more.
5 Beautiful Bird Books for Kids
Little Kids First Board Book: Birds
Ages Baby to 3
Designed to be the stepping stone to the best-selling National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book series, the Little Kids First Board Book series takes similar big subjects and distills them down to the simplest nonfiction concepts for the youngest audience.
Not only will readers learn about a variety of birds, they can also find recurring shapes and patterns in the art, while adults can keep their eyes open for occasional funny commentary from the animals.
With their bright and playful design, awesome photography, clear text, and cues to encourage interactive learning, the Little Kids First Board Books take a fresh new approach to make learning about nature and science fun.
Little Kids First Big Book of Birds
Ages 4 to 8
This adorable reference introduces young readers to birds of all kinds: big and small, flyers and swimmers, colorful and plain.
They’ll find backyard favorites, such as robins and cardinals and be introduced to more unique species that inhabit rain forests and deserts around the world.
Bird behaviors kids can relate to, including singing, dancing, building, swimming, and diving, reveal fascinating insights into the avian world.
More than 100 colorful photos are paired with profiles of each bird, along with facts about the creatures’ sizes, diets, homes, and more.
This charming book will quickly become a favorite at storytime, bedtime, and any other time.
Fly With Me: A Celebration of Birds Through Pictures, Poems and Stories
Ages 4 to 8
This thoughtful and beautifully curated collection of our flying, feathery friends highlights the role birds play in human life from centuries ago to present day.
While it’s beautiful and contains many original poems, it’s also full of valuable real science about these wondrous creatures.
From history and behavior to spotting and photographing, there’s something for every bird fan in the flock.
Young birders will learn all about migration and the importance of habitat conservation.
They’ll find stories about bird rescues and fun facts about the fastest, strongest, and tiniest fliers.
They will also discover the best bird nests, sweet songs to sing, ways to listen for and identify the birds around them, and more.
NG Kids Bird Guide of North America
Ages 8 to 12
Fly into the world of birds in the most complete guide for kids to North America’s birds, featuring range maps, cool facts, interactive activities and crafts, and detailed descriptions and drawings by Jonathan Alderfer, one of the country’s top avian experts and artists.
The guide features profiles of 50 of North America’s most popular birds–including how and where they live and tips about how to spot, hear, and attract them–as well as mini-profiles of another 100 birds, for coverage of 150 bird species in all.
Everything Birds of Prey
Ages 8 to 12
From eagles to falcons and talons to beaks, Everything Birds of Prey introduces readers to the world’s most ferocious fliers.
With stunning visuals and energetic, impactful design, readers won’t stop until they’ve learned everything there is to know about birds of prey.
National Geographic Book Set Giveaway
Prize: Set of 5 Nat Geo Bird Books (Little Kids First Board Book: Birds, Little Kids First Big Book of Birds, Fly With Me: A Celebration of Birds Through Pictures, Poems and Stories, NG Kids Bird Guide of North America, Everything Birds of Prey)
Ends 5/4/22 11:59pm ET
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