Kid's Guide to Backyard Birds


Packed with essential facts on the United States' most easy-to-spot birds, this brightly illustrated guide is perfect for burgeoning birdwatchers ages 6 to 8.

A Kid’s Guide to Backyard Birds is filled with fascinating facts about the most common birds, including where they live, what they eat, and how they sound when they sing. How did the Brown-Headed Cowbird get its name? Which bird can fly up to 40 miles per hour? Packed with over 80 full-color, gorgeous illustrations, this portable field guide will have burgeoning bird lovers excited about exploring the amazing world just outside their door.

The frontmatter contains a hands-on DIY project, info on how to identify birds, and what are absolute essentials to take in your bag as a beginner birdwatcher. The backmatter contains a bird log to keep track of all the birds spotted, information on how we can protect our birds, and a glossary of important terms found bolded throughout the book.

Eliza Berkowitz is a writer and editor who has worked on a wide variety of books in her 20-plus years in publishing. In her free time, she loves exploring the natural wonders of Redding, Connecticut, where she lives with her husband, daughter, and dog.

Nicole LaRue, a graphic designer and illustrator, believes every person—no matter their size, age, color, or status—can help create positive social change. Called upon at the eleventh hour to create the official logo for the 2017 Women’s March on Washington, she is no stranger to mighty work. Her clients include Chronicle Books, Abram’s Books, Oxford University Press, Compendium Inc., Madison Park Greetings, Johnson & Johnson, Chat Books, Tiny Prints, DC Shoes, American Eagle, and more. See her work at Nicole resides in Salt Lake City, Utah.