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Children's Fiction Birds

Ruby's Birds

by (author) Mya Thompson

illustrated by Claudia Dávila

Publisher
WunderMill Publishing Group, Inc.
Initial publish date
Apr 2020
Category
Birds, General, Water (Oceans, Lakes, etc.), Diversity & Multicultural
  • Hardback

    ISBN
    9781943645336
    Publish Date
    Mar 2019
    List Price
    $21.95
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781943645626
    Publish Date
    Apr 2020
    List Price
    $11.95

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2

Description

WINNER of the 2020 NORTHERN LIGHTS BOOK AWARD – NATURE

Meet Ruby, a plucky young girl who uncovers the wild side of her city neighborhood with the help of a grown-up friend. When Ruby realizes there are amazing birds right in her neighborhood, her imagination takes flight. Birders have a name for the moment they get hooked—they call it their spark moment. This is the story of Ruby’s spark moment, in her very own words.

This delightful story includes a seek and find element with birds hiding on nearly every page. Information about where to find all of the birds in real life follows, plus Ruby’s tips for taking a nature walk, and how to connect with Celebrate Urban Birds, a citizen-science project at the Cornell Lab.

35% of the net proceeds from every Cornell Lab Publishing Group book purchase will support projects such as children’s educational and community programs.

About the authors

Mya Thompson's profile page

 

CLAUDIA DÁVILA a été directrice artistique des magazines Chirp et ChickaDEE, en plus d’être l’auteure-illustratrice de la série de bandes dessinées primées The Future According to Luz et de l’album Super Red Riding Hood. Elle a également illustré l’ouvrage percutant et multi récompensé Child Soldier: When Boys and Girls Are Used in War de Michel Chikwanine et Jessica Dee Humphreys, ainsi que Viminy Crowe’s Comic Book de Marthe Jocelyn et Richard Scrimger. Claudia est née à Santiago, au Chili, et vit maintenant à Toronto avec sa famille.

 

Claudia Dávila is the former art director of Chirp and chickaDEE magazines, and is the author-illustrator of the award-winning graphic novel series The Future According to Luz and the picture book Super Red Riding Hood. Claudia illustrated the powerful and multi-award-winning book Child Soldier: When Boys and Girls Are Used in War by Michel Chikwanine and Jessica Dee Humphreys, Viminy Crowe's Comic Book by Marthe Jocelyn and Richard Scrimger and The Canadian Kids Guide to Outdoor Fun by Helaine Becker. Claudia was born in Santiago, Chile, and lives in Toronto, Ontario, with her husband and two children.

Claudia Dávila's profile page

Editorial Reviews

"Dávila's illustrations, done with the abundant green and brown of nature and splashes of colorful clothing against ample white space, depict caring relationships and communities. With a bird on each spread and a key in the back, it serves as a Where's Waldo-type introduction to birding guides, one readers can return to again and again. A good story, perfect for bird lovers and likely to entice the uninitiated." — KIRKUS REVIEWS

This enlightening introduction to birding captures the wonder and excitement of nature...this is a perfect resource for anyone hoping to spark curiosity about the avian world...Chock-full of information, this title is an excellent read-aloud or read-alone ­addition to any library."— SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL

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