Every Day Birds (Hardcover)

By Amy Ludwig Vanderwater

Orchard Books, 9780545699808, 32pp.

Publication Date: February 23, 2016



"Chickadee wears a wee black cap.
Jay is loud and bold.
Nuthatch perches upside-down.
Finch is clothed in gold."
Young readers are fascinated with birds in their world. "Every Day Birds" helps children identify and learn about common birds. After reading "Every Day Birds," families can look out their windows with curiosity--recognizing birds and nests and celebrating the beauty of these creatures
"Every Day Birds" focuses on twenty North American birds, with a poem and descriptions written by Amy Ludwig VanDerwater and beautiful paper-cuttings by first-time picture book illustrator Dylan Metrano. Interesting facts about each bird are featured in the back of the book.

About the Author

Amy Ludwig VanDerwater is the author of "Forest Has a Song" and a coauthor of "Poetry: Big Thoughts in Small Packages." Amy lives in Holland, New York, with her husband and their three children. Visit her online at amyludwigvanderwater.com.

Dylan Metrano has been paper-cutting for more than ten years. He has designed numerous album covers, book covers, posters, and the occasional pet portrait. This is his first picture book. For more information, go to dylanmetrano.com.