My Book of Birds

My Book of Birds

by Geraldo Valério (Illustrator)




Geraldo Valério is an artist who loves birds, from majestic golden eagles and snowy owls to brilliant cardinals and jays to the tiniest of hummingbirds. Here he presents his favorites, with beautiful collage illustrations and brief descriptions that highlight intriguing facts about each one.

The illustrations show a variety of feathered creatures in their natural habitats as they hunt for food, impress their mates, nest, and care for their young. The concise, accessible text provides information ranging from clever techniques for finding food to remarkable physical features to fascinating behaviors. But above all, Geraldo Valerio shares his passion for birds in this lovingly created album, inspiring young readers with their beauty and the excitement of discovery.

Includes an introduction, glossary, index and sources for further information.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781554988006
Publisher: Groundwood Books
Publication date: 04/12/2016
Pages: 60
Product dimensions: 9.60(w) x 12.40(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: AD990L (what's this?)
Age Range: 5 - 8 Years

About the Author

Geraldo Valério was born in Brazil, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Drawing, followed by a Master of Arts at New York University. His illustrations appear in books published in Canada, the United States, Brazil and Portugal. They include Do You Have a Dog by Eileen Spinelli (Eerdmans Books for Young Readers), When You Are Happy by Eileen Spinelli (Simon & Schuster), and Abecedário de Aves Brasileiras (Editora WMF Martins Fontes), which Geraldo wrote and illustrated. He lives in Toronto.

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