The Burgess Bird Book For Children

The Burgess Bird Book For Children

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Overview

Through the eyes of Peter Rabbit we become acquainted with a variety of birds as they return to Peter's neighborhood in the spring. In the context of the story about each bird, we hear about its nesting habits, its feeding preferences, and its interactions with other wildlife. We meet Jenny Wren, Scrapper the King-bird, Redwing the Blackbird, and dozens more. An engaging introduction to birds for young children.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781599151700
Publisher: Yesterday's Classics
Publication date: 08/04/2006
Pages: 360
Sales rank: 819,901
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 4 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

Introductionv
1.Jenny Wren Arrives: Introducing the House Wren1
2.The Old Orchard Bully: The English or House Sparrow6
3.Jenny Has a Good Word for Some Sparrows: The Song, White-throated and Fox Sparrows10
4.Chippy, Sweetvoice, and Dotty: The Chipping, Vesper and Tree Sparrows15
5.Peter Learns Something He Hadn't Guessed: The Bluebird and the Robin21
6.An Old Friend in a New Home: The Phoebe and the Least Flycatcher27
7.The Watchman of the Old Orchard: The Kingbird and the Great Crested Flycatcher33
8.Old Clothes and Old Houses: The Wood Pewee and Some Nesting Places39
9.Longbill and Teeter: The Woodcock and the Spotted Sandpiper44
10.Redwing and Yellow Wing: The Red-winged Blackbird and the Golden-winged Flicker50
11.Drummers and Carpenters: The Downy, Hairy and Red-headed Woodpeckers57
12.Some Unlike Relatives: The Cowbird and the Baltimore Oriole62
13.More of the Blackbird Family: The Orchard Oriole and the Bobolink68
14.Bob White and Carol the Meadow Lark: The So-called Quail and the Meadow Lark74
15.A Swallow and One Who Isn't: The Tree Swallow and the Chimney Swift80
16.A Robber in the Old Orchard: The Purple Martin and the Barn Swallow85
17.More Robbers: The Crow and the Blue Jay91
18.Some Homes in the Green Forest: The Crow, the Oven Bird and the Redtailed Hawk96
19.A Maker of Thunder and a Friend in Black: The Ruffed Grouse and the Crow Blackbird102
20.A Fisherman Robbed: The Osprey and the Bald-headed Eagle108
21.A Fishing Party: The Great Blue Heron and the Kingfisher114
22.Some Feathered Diggers: The Bank Swallow, the Kingfisher and the Sparrow Hawk120
23.Some Big Mouths: The Nighthawk, the Whip-poor-will and Chuck-will's-widow126
24.The Warblers Arrive: The Redstart and the Yellow Warbler132
25.Three Cousins Quite Unlike: The Black and White Warbler, the Maryland Yellow-Throat and the Yellow-breasted Chat138
26.Peter Gets a Lame Neck: The Parula, Myrtle and Magnolia Warblers143
27.A New Friend and an Old One: The Cardinal and the Catbird149
28.Peter Sees Rosebreast and Finds Redcoat: The Rose-breasted Grosbeak and the Scarlet Tanager155
29.The Constant Singers: The Red-eyed, Warbling and Yellow-throated Vireos162
30.Jenny Wren's Cousins: The Brown Thrasher and the Mockingbird166
31.Voices of the Dusk: The Wood, Hermit and Wilson's Thrushes172
32.Peter Saves a Friend and Learns Something: The Towhee and the Indigo Bunting178
33.A Royal Dresser and a Late Nester: The Purple Linnet and the Goldfinch183
34.Mourner the Dove and Cuckoo: The Mourning Dove and the Yellow-billed Cuckoo189
35.A Butcher and a Hummer: The Shrike and the Ruby-throated Hummingbird195
36.A Stranger and a Dandy: The English Starling and the Cedar Waxwing201
37.Farewells and Welcomes: The Chickadee207
38.Honker and Dippy Arrive: The Canada Goose and the Loon213
39.Peter Discovers Two Old Friends: The White-breasted Nuthatch and the Brown Creeper219
40.Some Merry Seed-eaters: The Tree Sparrow and the Junco224
41.More Friends Come with the Snow: The Snow Bunting and the Horned Lark229
42.Peter Learns Something About Spooky: The Screech Owl234
43.Queer Feet and a Queerer Bill: The Ruffed Grouse and the Crossbills240
44.More Folks in Red: The Pine Grosbeak and the Redpoll245
45.Peter Sees Two Terrible Feathered Hunters: The Goshawk and the Great Horned Owl250
Index256

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Burgess Bird Book for Children - (Formatted & Optimized for Nook) 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 9 reviews.
momma2 on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
We really enjoyed this book and learned many amazing things about birds and their habits. We were as curious as Peter was about each and every new bird in the book. We paired this with a color in field guide for visuals of each bird and then listened to each bird's call after each chapter. This was a wonderful read aloud that was enjoyed by all.
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Don't get this unless you wish for a story of Peter Rabbit!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A few mistyped words but great for free!
Dylan Steed More than 1 year ago
it just sucks