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Children’s Book Review: Kat and Juju by Kataneh Vahdani

A shy child is brought out of her shell by a bird friend who can't wait to explore their world.
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Children’s Book Review: Bird Hugs by Ged Adamson

Bernard is a bird born with wings too long to fly. He doesn't understand what they are for, until an orangutan needs hug. Bernard may have just found his purpose and it makes him so happy.
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Quick Lit: Mini Reviews of Some Recent Reads – September 2019 Edition

A monthly round-up of mini reviews featuring books I read for my own enjoyment.
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Children’s Book Review: Amazing Nature Books from Prestel Publishing

WONDERS OF NATURE Explorations in the World of Birds, Insects, and Fish By: Florence Guiraud Published: October 2, 2018 Publisher: Prestel Junior Non-Fiction Author Florence Guiraud has a love for the beauty of insects, birds, and fish. In this book, she chose the most fascinating from the species and cataloged them here to not only…
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Children’s Book Review: The Song of Spring By Hendrik Jonas

THE SONG OF SPRING By: Hendrik Jonas Published: March 19, 2019 Publisher: Prestel Publishing Fiction Spring has finally arrived here, both by the calendar and through Mother Nature. The birds are singing, the snow is melting, and the sun is shining longer each day. In Jonas’ book, a little bird sees all the other birds…
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Children’s Book Review: Fly with Me and Counting Birds – Books as Gifts

Books make the best gifts. I may be a little biased, but I love giving books as gifts. I think they offer a personal connection. You are either saying, I loved this book and I think you will too. Or, I know you love cats, science, history, etc so I thought this would be a…
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Children’s Book Review: Birds and Their Feathers By Britta Teckentrup

BIRDS AND THEIR FEATHERS By: Britta Teckentrup Published: June 5, 2018 Publisher: Prestel Junior Non-Fiction   When I was a child, I remember the delight in finding a feather on our farm. They were usually nothing too exciting, but they were always soft. I would brush my fingers across the feather and carry it around.…
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Birds of Spring

We live in town, but at the edge of town, with a cornfield in our backyard.  Luckily, we still get quite a few birds on our feeders.  With our early spring like weather, I have been enjoying the windows being open and hearing the birds singing.  One of my favorites is the Cardinal’s song.  We…
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Counting My Blessings In November

November is the time to count our many blessings – name them one by one. I want to look at each day and name at least one blessing from that day. Something that happened or affected me on that day and not just in general. It can be so easy to igore those little blessings…
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Return of the Junco

Every winter I eagerly await the arrival of the Junco to my bird feeder.  Thursday, as I was sitting on the couch, I noticed something move in the corner of my eye.  I looked out the living room window and noticed a junco happily eating from our feeder and then hopping over to the suet feeder…
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