Birds Nests and Eggs

Author: Mel Boring
Publisher: Northword Press
ISBN: 155971624X
Release Date: 1998-01-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Groups birds according to whether they are found in city and town, farm country, field and meadow, or woodland and then describes the birds, their nests, and their eggs.

A Field Guide to Western Birds Nests

Author: Hal H. Harrison
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0618164375
Release Date: 2001-09-30
Genre: Nature

The nests and eggs of all the common birds found west of the Mississippi are covered in detail - 520 species in all. More than 400 photographs show the nests and eggs in their typical habitats. Descriptive text includes color, shape, and number of eggs for each species, plus information on nesting materials, construction, and dimensions.


Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 9781452126654
Release Date: 2013-02-15
Genre: Photography

Sharon Beals' gorgeous photographs of nests offer a new window onto the life and beauty of birds. Drawn from the collections of the California Academy of Sciences, the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at UC Berkeley, and the Western Foundation of Vertebrate Zoology, these birds' nests from around the world offer astonishing insight into the intricate detail wrought by nature's most fastidious architects. Lovely images of nests and eggs are set against rich black backgrounds, and are accompanied by fascinating and informative portraits—conveyed through words and illustrations—of the birds that built them. A beautiful volume, Nests is the perfect gift for birders, bird lovers, and anyone captivated by the fleeting and fascinating splendor of the natural world.

National Geographic Kids Bird Guide of North America

Author: Jonathan Alderfer
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426310942
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Profiles one hundred bird species from coast to coast, offers information about topics ranging from bird calls to behaviors, and provides complementary sidebars, range maps, and instructions for building birdhouses and bird feeders.

Mama Built a Little Nest

Author: Jennifer Ward
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781442421165
Release Date: 2014-03-18
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Illustrations and simple, rhyming text introduce different kinds of birds' nests, from the scrapes that falcons build atop high, craggy ledges to the underground nests that burrowing owls dig. Includes brief facts about each kind of bird.

Tracks Scats and Signs

Author: Leslie A. Dendy
Publisher: Northword Press
ISBN: 1559715995
Release Date: 1996-11-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Animal signs are everywhere in nature and this guide will help kids learn all about them. Kids will find out how to spot and identify common clues that 17 wildlife species leave behind in the woods, in fields and along ponds. This guide is a fun way to turn everyday walks into exciting mysteries--and make any child a nature detective.

Planets Moons and Stars

Author: Laura Evert
Publisher: NorthWord Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 1559718420
Release Date: 2003-01-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Discusses the planets and moons of our solar system and describes thirteen constellations and some legends associated with them.

Fun with Nature

Author: Mel Boring
Publisher: Northword Press
ISBN: 1559717025
Release Date: 1998-12-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Provides detailed descriptions and illustrations of more than 150 different animals and plants.

Trees Leaves and Bark

Author: Diane L. Burns
Publisher: Paw Prints
ISBN: 1442018070
Release Date: 2009-07-10
Genre: Bark

A guide to sixteen trees found in the United States provides information about their lifespans and uses, leaves, bark, and seeds

Urban Roosts Where Birds Nest in the City

Author: Barbara Bash
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0316083127
Release Date: 1992-09-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Find out about the birds that make their homes in the heart of the city and how they have adjusted to such a harsh urban environment.

Birds Build Nests

Author: Yvonne Winer
Publisher: Charlesbridge Pub Incorporated
ISBN: 1570915008
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Describes how, where, why, and when birds around the world build nests.


Author: Jorey Hurley
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781442489721
Release Date: 2014-02-04
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Simple text and beautiful illustrations follow a baby bird through the seasons in this sweet tale now available as Classic Board Book. From birth, to first flight, to a new friend, the first year of a bird’s life is full of activity and wonder. Artist Jorey Hurley pairs vivid, crisp artwork with simple, minimal text—often just one word per spread—to create a breathtaking, peaceful chronicle of nature and life’s milestones. This book is now available as a Classic Board Book, perfect for young readers.

Two Blue Jays

Author: Anne Rockwell
Publisher: Walker Childrens
ISBN: 0802788416
Release Date: 2003-03-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Miss Dana's class has front-row seats for one of nature's most awe-inspiring spring performances. In the branches of the fir tree outside their classroom, two blue jays build their nest. Shortly after the nest is completed, the female blue jay lays her eggs. The male brings her all kinds of food-an acorn, a worm, even a piece of a cookie! She guards her eggs closely, but the children are able to get a quick glimpse of them. Days later the children see the newly hatched baby blue jays huddled together in the nest. Three weeks later, the children say good-bye as the blue jays leave the nest for the first time. Without a single lesson, the birds spread their wings and take flight. This charming story with spectacular three-dimensional illustrations will bring out the nature observer in every child.