See them singing, winging, walking, talking, and so much more in this charming book that includes a special section at the back with facts on each type of bird.
Author: Marilyn Singer
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Award-winning author Marilyn Singer takes us on a flight into the beautiful world of birds in this Pre-Level 1 Ready-to-Read! Come see birds of all different kinds in this delightful story that beginning readers will love reading again and again. See them singing, winging, walking, talking, and so much more in this charming book that includes a special section at the back with facts on each type of bird.
The birds came in big clouds right over the crest of a hill, following the sound of
that singing bird. Just as soon as they came over the top of the hill, we threw the
nets up in the air and caught them. We caught a lot of birds that way. It was one of
Author: Harold Rhenisch
Publisher: Brindle and Glass
In British Columbia's remote and exotic Cariboo Plateau, "Everything is slow. Everything is happening at the same speed, which is no speed at all." Harold Rhenisch has spent eleven years watching birds every day from his house on the shore of 108 Lake—at this speed, but you wouldn’t know it from reading Winging Home. Known as "one of Canada's master prose stylists," Rhenisch dissects avian behaviour with the ear of a poet and the mouth of a standup comedian. His blackbirds are a jug band in full flight, his robins drunken bachelors on a jag, and his eagles decrepit, stumblebum scavengers. With lively illustrations by noted bird artist Tom Godin, Winging Home: A Palette of Birds is more than just writing about the natural world. It is a lyrical, evocative memoir of life in the Cariboo that crackles with humorous, often startling observations of birds and men set amidst the wild beauty of British Columbia.
“I started buying singing birds like goldfinches and chaffinches,” she says .
Giordano always ... Italians have a long tradition of shooting storks, honey
buzzards, golden orioles, swallows, quail, and other birds winging their way north
. Although ...
Author: Jennifer Overend Prior
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
Contains 20 nonfiction articles and comprehension exercises in standardized test format designed to help students become better readers and test takers.
The bird singing outside his Bronxville home was later identified as a Cape Cod
sparrow known to ornithologists as Melospiza melodia , and its song is
Eventually published as “ I ... Bright bird , winging through the sky How can I learn
to fly ?
Author: Stephen Citron
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Uses previously unpublished manuscripts, lyrics, letters, and interviews to present a dual biography of the two giants from different worlds who revolutionized American musical theater