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SPRING! Time to Build a Nest, A Story about Trumpeter Swans

SPRING! Time to Build a Nest, A Story about Trumpeter Swans


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Pen and Cob Swan listen as ice pops and crackles on the lake announcing the arrival of Spring. Realizing she will be laying her eggs soon, Pen urges Cob to find a place to nest. After being shooed away from a beaver’s lodge and muskrat’s den, they hurry to build their own home before it’s too late.

Coloring pages are included so children can interact with the swans’ search for a home. Facts about Trumpeter Swans make this book educational as well as entertaining.

An audio QR code allows the reader to hear the Trumpeter Swan’s call using a QR Code Reader App. This book is appropriate for ages 3 – 7.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780999058633
Publisher: Renner Writes
Publication date: 02/22/2019
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 920,104
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.13(d)
Age Range: 3 - 8 Years

About the Author

Barbara Renner is an author and classroom presenter. She has written four picture books about a juvenile loon named Lonnie and three about Quincy the Quail. Her books contain facts and sounds so the reader can learn about the animals. Barbara and her husband have lived in Arizona for over 40 years, but visit Minnesota in the summer. This is where she became fascinated with the Common Loon and Trumpeter Swan. More information about Barbara can be found at www.RennerWrites.com.

Rita Goldner is a full-time author and illustrator of children's picture books. She experiments with a variety of media while designing a character, and for the final version, paints digitally. Rita is currently a published member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. She teaches the elements of picture book writing to children at school visits, and does presentations to adult groups, too. More information about Rita and her books can be found at www.ritagoldnerbooks.com.

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