Riki's Birdhouse (Hardcover)

By Monica Wellington, Monica Wellington (Illustrator)

Dutton Children's Books, 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.

About the Author

Monica Wellington lives in New York City, where she teaches children s book illustration at the School of Visual Arts."