Olivia's Birds Saving the Gulf by Olivia Bouler


Olivia's Birds Saving the Gulf by Olivia Bouler

This title features bird facts, Olivia's own drawings and colour photos, all printed on eco-friendly paper. It is suitable for children aged 3 to 9 years old. One 11 year-old girl can make a difference, as budding ornithologist and artist Olivia Bouler proved, single-handedly raising over $175,000 for the Gulf oil spill recovery. Devastated by the disaster, Olivia wrote a letter promising to send each donor to the cause one of her own bird paintings, many of which are captured in this lavish book that recaps her valiant campaign. Written in her own words, this unique book features Olivia's hand-drawn illustrations, bird facts and full-colour photos. The book is printed on eco-friendly paper and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to Audubon's Gulf Coast clean up efforts.


It's always a pleasure to find a book that's not just good--it's about doing good ...This book features her charming illustrations, captioned with snippets of information about particular species...This makes for a terrific package that should inspire children in lots of ways: to use their talents, to help their communities, and to make a difference in the world. -- Booklist (STARRED REVIEW) Her love of birds and drawing gives the book touching beauty and lyricism. The child's straightforward voice is engaging, evocative, and insightful, and her bird-watching advice is spot-on...Budding naturalists, artists, and activists will be inspired ... -- School Library Journal . ..Casual, informative passages...upbeat... carefully observed and spirited; her vivacious attitude may inspire ecologically minded readers to get involved. -- Publishers Weekly

About the Author

Olivia Bouler is eleven years old and lives in Long Island with her parents and little brother Jackson. She currently spends much of her time working on various recovery efforts and attending speaking engagements across the country on behalf of bird and wildlife advocacy. To date, she has drawn over 100 different species of birds and created over 500 paintings for her Save the Gulf campaign.

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32 pages


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Publication date

7th June 2011



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