Now that Spring is here, a fun and easy way to get kids outside and develop a love of nature is with birding. National Geographic Kids have the perfect books for kids of all ages to get excited about the feathered friends that can be found in the backyard AND in some of the most exotic places in the world. To celebrate spring and National Library Day on April 16, I am hosting a giveaway of a set of the 5 bird books featured below AND the winner can also have a set of the books sent to their favorite library.
Little Kids First Board Book: Birds (board book, ages Baby-3)
Designed to be the stepping stone to the best-selling National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book series, the Little Kids First Board Book series takes similar big subjects and distills them down to the simplest nonfiction concepts for the youngest audience. Not only will readers learn about a variety of birds, they can also find recurring shapes and patterns in the art, while adults can keep their eyes open for occasional funny commentary from the animals. With their bright and playful design, awesome photography, clear text, and cues to encourage interactive learning, the Little Kids First Board Books take a fresh new approach to make learning about nature and science fun.
Little Kids First Big Book of Birds (hardcover, ages 4-8)
This adorable reference introduces young readers to birds of all kinds: big and small, flyers and swimmers, colorful and plain. They’ll find backyard favorites, such as robins and cardinals and be introduced to more unique species that inhabit rain forests and deserts around the world. Bird behaviors kids can relate to, including singing, dancing, building, swimming, and diving, reveal fascinating insights into the avian world. More than 100 colorful photos are paired with profiles of each bird, along with facts about the creatures’ sizes, diets, homes, and more. This charming book will quickly become a favorite at storytime, bedtime, and any other time.
Fly With Me: A Celebration of Birds Through Pictures, Poems and Stories (hardcover, ages 4-8) by Jane Yolen and Heidi Stemple
This thoughtful and beautifully curated collection of our flying, feathery friends highlights the role birds play in human life from centuries ago to present day. While it’s beautiful and contains many original poems, it’s also full of valuable real science about these wondrous creatures. From history and behavior to spotting and photographing, there’s something for every bird fan in the flock. Young birders will learn all about migration and the importance of habitat conservation. They’ll find stories about bird rescues and fun facts about the fastest, strongest, and tiniest fliers. They’ll also discover the best bird nests, sweet songs to sing, ways to listen for and identify the birds around them, and more.
NG Kids Bird Guide of North America 2nd ed (paperback, ages 8-12)
Fly into the world of birds in the most complete guide for kids to North America’s birds, featuring range maps, cool facts, interactive activities and crafts, and detailed descriptions and drawings by Jonathan Alderfer, one of the country’s top avian experts and artists.The guide features profiles of 50 of North America’s most popular birds–including how and where they live and tips about how to spot, hear, and attract them–as well as mini-profiles of another 100 birds, for coverage of 150 bird species in all.
Everything Birds of Prey (paperback, ages 8-12)
From eagles to falcons and talons to beaks, Everything Birds of Prey introduces readers to the world’s most ferocious fliers. With stunning visuals and energetic, impactful design, readers won’t stop until they’ve learned everything there is to know about birds of prey.
One lucky winner will receive 5 National Geographic Kids books AND the winner can also have a set of the books sent to their favorite library
Giveaway ends April 30, 2022 at 11:59pm est
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monique s says
The birds of prey book as my kids love hawks
My grandson would luv “Come Fly With Me.” all books look great!
p.s. i visited the fb page but it won;t let me submit the entry.
All these books are colorful, informative and attractive. First we would read this one: National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Birds.
One of your entry choices always give me an error message in any of your giveaways that I enter any month, despite doing what was required for the entry.. This time I entered : I have visited National Geographic Kids on Facebook by clicking here.
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May I also receive my extra entry, please?
Yes, thank you for letting me know! I hopefully just fixed the entry. Please let me know if it is fixed or not.
It is still not fixed as of April 25th.
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Julie Waldron says
They’d look at Bird Guide of North America first.
Dana Matthews says
I think Fly With Me would be the first one we’d look at!
The bird guide of north america.
Darlene Carbajal says
Birds of Prey!
Jeanna Massman says
I think my grandson would love the Bird Guide of North America.
Darlene Owen says
They would like Fly with Me