Olivia's Birds: Saving the Gulf (Hardcover)
Saving the Gulf
Sterling, 9781402786655, 32pp.
Publication Date: April 5, 2011
Written in her own words, this unique introduction to backyard and endangered birds features Olivia's hand-drawn illustrations, bird facts, and full-color photos celebrating Olivia's campaign. Olivia's Birdssupports Audubon's conservation mission, including Gulf Coast cleanup efforts and is printed on FSC eco-friendly paper.
A 2012 Parents' Choice Gold Awards winner
Praise For Olivia's Birds: Saving the Gulf…
It's always a pleasure to find a book that's not just good--it's about doing good This book features her charming illustrations, captioned with snippets of information about particular speciesThis makes for a terrific package that should inspire children in lots of ways: to use their talents, to help their communities, and to make a difference in the world.” --Booklist (STARRED REVIEW) Her love of birds and drawing gives the book touching beauty and lyricism. The child's straightforward voice is engaging, evocative, and insightful, and her bird-watching advice is spot-on...Budding naturalists, artists, and activists will be inspired ...” --School Library Journal Casual, informative passagesupbeat carefully observed and spirited; her vivacious attitude may inspire ecologically minded readers to get involved.” --Publishers Weekly
A lot of artists paint from the heart. This one, though, paints from a broken one.”
- Steve Hartman, CBS Evening News
What I love is you're inspiring little kids to find a way that they can help as well.”
- Kathie Lee Gifford, The Today Show