If You Were a Parrot

If You Were a Parrot Cover

If You Were a Parrot

By Katherine Rawson; Sherry Rogers (Illustrator)

Arbordale Publishing, Hardcover, 9780976494393, 32pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 2006

This whimsical story lets children imagine what life would be like if they were a pet parrot. Readers join four parrots their young, multicultural owners as they morph into four-toed parrots climbing around the house, then chew wooden spoons, popsicles sticks and all with hooked parrot beaks The fun continues as children learn all about parrots and their adaptations.The For Creative Minds section has parrot fun facts, tips for taking care of a pet parrot and a Make a Beak craft.

About the Author
Katherine Rawson(If You Were a Parrot) was inspired to write this book by watching her own pet parrot, Shadow, a small green parrot with a big personality. (Shadow even has his ownblog!) When Katherine is not playing with, reading or writing about parrots, she teaches English as a Second Language at a community college and works as a freelance writer. She is a former elementary school teacher. Katherine lives in Vermont."