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Children's Nonfiction Birds

My First Book of Canadian Birds

by (author) Andrea Miller

illustrated by Angela Doak

Nimbus Publishing
Initial publish date
Apr 2022
  • Hardback

    Publish Date
    Sep 2018
    List Price
  • eBook

    Publish Date
    Oct 2018
    List Price
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Apr 2022
    List Price

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 1 to 4
  • Grade: p


The celebrated collage-style picture book introducing young readers to Canada's feathered friends is now available in paperback!

Selected for TD Summer Reading Club in 2019, Top 75 Reads

Help your child identify birds like the Canada goose, American robin, and yellow warbler in their natural habitats with colourful and whimsical collage-style illustrations from breakout East Coast artist Angela Doak (Atlantic Animal ABC).
Simple, gentle text gives readers a peek into the habitats of Canadian birds and introduces child and parent to fun facts about everything from bird sounds to egg sizes! My First Book of Canadian Birds is the perfect way to introduce young readers to birds from across the country.

About the authors

Andrea Miller is the deputy editor of Lion’s Roar magazine, formerly the Shambhala Sun. She's also the author of the board book The Day the Buddha Woke Up and the editor of three anthologies: Right Here With You, Buddha’s Daughters, and All the Rage. Miller has an MFA in creative writing from the University of British Columbia, and her writing has appeared in a wide variety of publications, including The Globe and Mail, The Antigonish Review, Prairie Fire, The Best Women’s Travel Writing series, and Nimbus’s In the Company of Animals. Miller lives with her husband and two small children in Halifax.

Andrea Miller's profile page

Angela Doak is a collage artist and photographer. All of her work is done first as collage, made up of fabric, candy and gum wrappers, misprints, junk mail, and just about anything else that fits the image she's making. She is also the illustrator of Atlantic Animal ABC and My First Book of Canadian Birds. Angela lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia, with her husband and two children.

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