Dutton Children's Books, Hardcover, 9780525420798, 32pp.
Publication Date: April 16, 2009
Riki admires the beautiful birds that visit his yard. So he decides to build his feathered friends a home. Follow along as he measures and saws the wood, then glues, hammers, and paints his birdhouse. When spring comes, bluebirds move in. Soon there are eggs and babies! As the seasons change, the bird-watcher fi nds joy in admiring, helping, and learning about his avian friends. Monica Wellington's bright, beautifully detailed artwork and simple text are the perfect introduction to the fun of backyard bird-watching.
Monica Wellingtonwas born in London and lived in Switzerland and Germany as a child.She has written and illustrated many books for young children, including Mr. Cookie Baker and Apple Farmer Annie. She now lives in New York City, where she teaches at the School of Visual Arts.