Picture Books about Birds

When we first started homeschool, we decided we would try to learn the names of the birds that frequent our backyard.

We picked up an an Audubon Society Field Guide, scattered some bird seed on the fence that faced our back door, and began watching.

I was amazed how quickly they learned to tell the Junco from the Black-Capped Chickadee. Being able to name the type of bird really gave them an interest in birds they hadn’t had before. (Now they are much quicker to notice new birds that visit our yard.)

Here are some of our favorite picture books about birds and their habits.


Picture Books about Birds


A Nest is Noisy by Dianna Hutts Aston



Paddle, Perch, Climb by Laurie Ellen Angus



Are You My Mother? by P.D. Eastman



Owl Moon by Jane Yolen



Mama Built a Little Nest by Jennifer Ward



The Ugly Duckling by Hans Christian Anderson



The Boy Who Drew Birds



Baby Wren and the Great Gift by Sally Lloyd Jones



Bird Builds a Nest by Martin Jenkins



Peggy by Anna Walker



Edward the Emu by Sheena Knowles



What are you favorite picture books about birds?


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