Bird Books for Kids

Check out our summer bird book reading list

Birds play parts in stories for all ages. Check out one of these children’s books, starring birds, the next time you go to the library or book store.  

Bird Kids Club Reading List 

Penelope Nuthatch and the Big Surprise
By David Gavril
Harry N. Abrams, Incorporated, 2006

Read about Penelope Nuthatche’s day at the waterpark.

Bird Kids Club Reading ListBetween Heaven and Earth: Bird Tales from Around the World
By Howard Norman/Illustrations by Leo & Diane Dillon
Gulliver Books/Harcourt, 2004
Read these five stories, translated from storytellers in Australia, Sri Lanka, Matebeleland, Africa and China. Each bird’s character reveals a part of the culture that the story originated.

Bird Kids Club Reading ListFirst Flight: A Mother Hummingbird’s Story
By Noriko and Don Carroll
Andrew McMeel Publishing, 2006

Follow the adventure of Honey the hummingbird as she builds her nest and teaches her babies how to fly.

Bird Kids Club Reading ListBirdsongs
By Betsy Franco/Illustrations by Steven Kenkins
Margaret K.McElderry Books, 2007

Discover the different songs that birds sing from sunrise to sunset.

Bird Kids Club Reading ListToday at the Bluebird Café: a branchful of birds
By Deborah Ruddell/Illustrations by Joan Rankin
Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2007

These fun and silly poems feature both parrots and birds in the wild. Be sure to check out “The Cockatoo” and “Toucan Tour Guide.”

Bird Kids Club Reading ListAn Egg is Quiet
By Dianna Aston/Illustrations by Sylvia Long
Chronicle Books, 2006

Learn a variety of egg facts and take an illustrated look at more than 60 types of eggs. Discover the different sizes, shape, colors and where to find the eggs and the animal they belong to.

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