Budgie - Pet Bird - Wild Birds - Bird Feeder
Cage - Canarie - Pet Parrot - Song Bird
This kid-friendly book offers a first thoughtful glimpse into the world of birds: from eggs to nests, from song to flight. In this delightful book, teacher and birder Cathryn Sill explains to children what birds are, what they do, and how they live. Accompanied by beautifully detailed illustrations from noted wildlife illustrator John Sill.Cathryn Sill, a graduate of Western Carolina University, was an elementary school teacher for thirty years. She lives in North Carolina. Cathryn Sill participates in the Authors in Schools program.John Sill holds a BS in wildlife biology from North Carolina State University. Combining his knowledge of wildlife and artistic skill, John has achieved an impressive reputation as a wildlife artist and received several awards. He lives in North Carolina. John Sill participates in the Authors in Schools program.
The Songbird Cafe Girls
After a visit to the Songbird Caf on Little Bird Island, it seems dreams really can come true... First book in a heartwarming series about friendship, family and wishes for readers aged 9 years and up.
Will Mollie ever find a place to call home? Mollie is stuck on a tiny island with her great-grandmother while her mum travels the world filming her new TV series. Mollie is so bored and lonely until she makes friends with Sunny and Alanna at the Songbird Caf . Disaster strikes, though, when the caf is threatened with closure. Can the new friends work together to save it?
About the Author
Sarah Webb worked in bookselling for many years and now writes full-time. Her bestselling novels for adults include Always the Bridesmaid and The Memory Box. The Songbird Caf is her second series for pre-teens. Her first, Ask Amy Green, is also published by Walker Books. Sarah has been shortlisted for the Queen of Teen Award two years running. She lives in Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin, with her partner and young family.
Lyrebird! A True Story
When Edith met a cheeky young lyrebird on her garden path, she could not guess that he would one day be known as A Miracle of the Dandenongs. Soon, James the lyrebird was singing and dancing for Edith, mimicking the birdsongs and other sounds that echoed through the bush. Word of their friendship spread and people travelled from near and far to film and record James. But with people came change ... This true story, retold by Jackie Kerin and beautifully illustrated by Peter Gouldthorpe, celebrates a remarkable friendship between a gardener and one of Australias most extraordinary birds.
About the Author
Debi Gliori is the author and illustrator of many books for children, including the very popular Mr Bear series. She won the Children's Book Award picture book section, and was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal in 1997.
Song Of A Beach
Author Nikki Moustaki certainly cannot resist the splendid lovebird, and her valentine to this irresistible avian wonder is the subject of this Complete Care Made Easy pet guide. This colorful guide offers vital information to both new and experienced bird keepers about this hookbilled parrot, covering all aspects of selecting, caring for, and maintaining well-behaved happy pet birds.
Bird specialist and trainer Moustaki has written an ideal introductory pet guide about lovebirds with chapters on the history and characteristics of lovebirds, selection of a healthy, typical pet bird, housing and care, feeding, training, and health care.
The chapter A Look at Lovebird Species” gives readers a glimpse into all nine species. Although nine species exist--ranging from red faced to black collared lovebirds only the peach-faced, black-masked, and Fischer’s are widely available to pet owners.
The selection chapter offers potential owners excellent advice about the three main species of lovebirds and how to select the best one from those available commercially.
In the chapter on housing and care, the author discusses selection of the right cage, placement of the cage, and all the necessary accessories. A bird’s diet is critical to its ongoing health, and the chapter devoted to feeding gives the reader all the info he or she needs about choosing a proper diet for the lovebird .
The final two chapters of the book will be useful for bird fanciers interested in learning more about the breeding and the basic color variations and genetics of this beautiful small parrot. The book concludes with an appendix of bird societies, a glossary of terms, and a complete index.