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A Busy Day for Birds

Written by Lucy Cousins

Illustrated by Lucy Cousins

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A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month February 2018   Best-selling Lucy Cousins‘s boldly drawn birds inspire the imagination as she illustrates the wonderful things that different kinds of birds can do. Lively, colourful birds fill each page beautifully as she illustrates them flying, hopping, pecking, swooping, singing and running in a charming book that leads perfectly to bedtime.  ~ Julia Eccleshare

Julia Eccleshare's Picks of the Month for February 2018

Kevin by Rob Biddulph

Eliza Rose by Lucy Worsley

Lots: The Diversity of Life by Nicola Davies

A Busy Day for Birds by Lucy Cousins

Words and Your Heart by Kate Jane Neal

The Iron Man by Ted Hughes

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A Busy Day for Birds Synopsis

Peck, hop, flap and make some noise in this story full of colour, rhyme and feathered friends - now in paperback! Flap your wings, fly up high, open your beak and sing in this fun action rhyme story about fantastical birds by multi-award-winning author Lucy Cousins.

Can you imagine ... just for one day ... you're a busy bird? Yes, a bird! Hooray! Can you stand on one leg like a flamingo or waddle like a penguin? How about say cock-a-doodle-doo! , tuwit-tuwoo and even tra-la-la ? What a busy day you will have! A bouncy read-aloud book to be enjoyed; beautifully illustrated with bold, bright colours and packed with all sorts of wild and wonderful birds!

A Busy Day for Birds Press Reviews

Beautifully illustrated with bold, bright colours and packed with all sorts of bold, bright colours and packed with all sorts of wild and wonderful birds [...] the perfect read-aloud book to be enjoyed by young and old [...] Surrey Advertiser

[...] a picture book aviary of brilliantly painted plumage. Full of funny instructions ( Say `Hello, darling!
Then swoop like a starling ) , it's a riotous, interactive, zingingly colourful book - perfect to share with the very young.  The Guardian

This fantastically bold book will have little ones jumping, flapping, swooping and singing along as they learn all about these beautiful feathered friends.  Little London

A bouncy read-aloud book to be enjoyed; beautifully illustrated with bold, bright colours and packed with all sorts of wild and wonderful birds.  Gift Focus

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All versions of this book

ISBN: 9781406378047
Publication date: 01/02/2018
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Format: Board book

ISBN: 9781406376548
Publication date: 07/09/2017
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781406367607
Publication date: 02/02/2017
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781406378047
Publication date: 1st February 2018
Author: Lucy Cousins
Illustrator: Lucy Cousins
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Format: Board book
Pagination: 34 pages
Suitable for: Baby and Toddler, 3+ readers
Recommendations: Julia Eccleshare's Picks

About Lucy Cousins

Lucy Cousins is the multi-award-winning creator of Maisy. Her unique titles fascinate toddlers with their child-like simplicity, bold outlines and vivid colours.  Lucy Cousins works from her home in Hampshire, England. Oher titles include the Smarties Book Prize-winner Jazzy in the Jungle, Hooray for Fish! - which now appears in animation in Japan; the bestselling New York Times Top 10 Best Illustrated Children's Book Yummy; the critcally acclaimed I'm the Best; and more recently Peck Peck Peck, which won Best Picutre Book Awards, as well as the British Book Design and Production Award in the Children's Trade category. Click ...

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