October 01, 2019
9.4 X 10.6 X 0.4 inches | 0.95 pounds
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About the Author
Susan Edwards Richmond teaches preschool on a farm and wildlife sanctuary in eastern Massachusetts. She earned her M.A. in Creative Writing from the University of California, Davis, and is the author of five collections of nature-based poetry for adults and has published several picture books. She is happiest exploring natural habitats with her husband and two daughters, and learns the native birds wherever she travels. She lives in Massachusetts. Stephanie Fizer Coleman is an illustrator and freelance designer. She loves drawing animals and has created the art for many children's books. For her 100 Days project in 2018, she drew one hundred birds, one day at a time. She lives in West Virginia with her husband and dogs.
"Clever design. . . Count guidelines are smoothly worked into Richmond's narrative... An engaging, informative introduction. " --Kirkus Reviews "An instructive and attractive picture book for aspiring ornithologists and young nature aficionados." --Publishers Weekly "Soft, detailed illustrations bring the winter world to life, depict many bird species, and capture the sounds and feelings of a chilly winter day. Readers will love searching for birds along with Ava and her companions. . . . This book introduces elementary school readers to the world of birds and citizen science in an accessible, welcoming way." --School Library Journal