RSPB: My First Book of Garden Birds by Mike Unwin, Sarah Whittley
  

RSPB: My First Book of Garden Birds

Written by Mike Unwin, Sarah Whittley
Part of the RSPB Series

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A delightfully illustrated picture book about garden birds that will appeal to families with young children. Each bird is introduced on a right-hand page in an illustration where it is partly obscured or turned away from the viewer. The text gives some clues and invites readers to guess the bird's identity. The reader then turns the page to find out more.

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Synopsis

RSPB: My First Book of Garden Birds by Mike Unwin, Sarah Whittley

A beautiful picture book about garden birds that will appeal to families with young children. Rachel Lockwood's wonderful illustrations will delight children aged from two to seven, and will help them to discover and identify the most common birds in their everyday surroundings. Each bird is introduced on a right-hand page in an illustration where it is partly obscured or turned away from the viewer. The text gives some clues and invites readers to guess the bird's identity. The reader then turns the page to find out more.

Reviews

A beautiful picture book that will appeal to children aged 2 to 7 and will help them identify common birds in their everyday surroundings. Publishing News (3 Feb 2006)

We've all gone bird-tastic in our house thanks to this cheery identifier. Families South East (June 2006)

It is a good first introduction to the delights of garden birds. Birds (September 2006)

The perfect introduction to the hobby, for budding twitchers aged 4-8. The Good Book Guide (September 2006)

An excellent introduction to the wildlife in your back yard Books for Keeps (Summer 2006)

About the Author

MIKE UNWIN is a freelance writer, editor and illustrator with 12 years' experience in natural history publishing. In 2000 he won the BBC Wildlife travel-writing competition. His children's titles include the bestselling RSPB My First Book of Garden Birds.

SARAH WHITTLEY was the founder of the Wildlife Art Agency, which she set up to encourage more young artists into natural history illustration. An expert naturalist and keen birder, she was the author of Snakes: A Golden Guide (St Martin's Press) and The RSPB First Book of Garden Birds (with Mike Unwin). Sarah now owns The Pinkfoot Gallery in Cley, Norfolk, a natural history art gallery and bookshop. DAN COLE is one of Britain's foremost bird artists and a winner of Bird Illustrator of the Year. He has illustrated many natural history books, including A Field Guide to the Birds of South-East Asia (New Holland) and Pheasants, Partridges and Grouse (Christopher Helm).

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
48 pages
Interest Age: 2-7

Author

Mike Unwin, Sarah Whittley
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Publisher

A & C Black Publishers Ltd

Publication date

25th April 2006

ISBN

9780713676785

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