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Elisapee and Her Baby Seagull

by Nancy Mike, illustrated by Charlene Chua
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover Paperback Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 2
tagged: pets, polar regions, birds, native canadian

When Elisapee’s father brings home a baby seagull, Elisapee falls in love with the bird right away. She feeds and cares for her new friend, named Nau, and even helps Nau learn how to fly!
Nau grows, and grows, and grows some more, until she’s big enough to fly all over town and play with the other seagulls. Soon, it seems like Nau is ready to …

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Akpa's Journey

by Mia Pelletier, illustrated by Kagan McLeod
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: birds, self-esteem & self-reliance

After thick-billed murre Akpa emerges from his egg, high on an Arctic cliff, he soon learns that he must embark on a long migration before he is even able to fly. Flinging himself into the icy water with his father to guide him, Akpa must swim 1,000 kilometres of his journey south before he is able to finally fly the final leg of his journey. Adult …

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Party Animals

A Cranky Chicken Book 2

illustrated by Katherine Battersby
edition: eBook
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: birds, friendship, humorous

Cranky Chicken and Speedy the worm are back in another laugh-out-loud, brightly illustrated, and heartwarming chapter book as Speedy tries to plan a party for a hungry Chicken—sure to delight fans of Narwhal and Jelly and The Bad Guys!

Cranky Chicken is super high on the crank-o-meter! And hungry. A hungry, hangry chicken is never fun, so Speedy r …

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The Puffin Problem

illustrated by Lori Doody
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: birds, humorous stories

 

Long Book Description: When a plethora of puffins head into a city by the sea, problems abound. No one is sure why the puffins have come, but what is certain is that they are underfoot and overhead and everywhere.  They bother pets, and park on policemen.  It takes someone small and smart to come up with a plan to send them back to sea. A charming …

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In the Clouds

by Elly Mackay
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: weather, imagination & play, birds

A luminous journey into the sky for daydreamers and cloud enthusiasts big and small, from renowned paper-diorama artist Elly MacKay.

A bored and curious little girl wishes for a bit of sunshine on a cloudy day. But a friendly bird soon whisks her off for an adventure in the sky, where she can contemplate questions both scientific and philosophical i …

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Free

by Barroux
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: 3 to 12
tagged: self-esteem & self-reliance, imagination & play, birds, humorous stories

A celebration of thinking outside the box—or cage!

The Great Bird Circus is headed to a big show, but they run into trouble when they reach the border. Paloma and the ringmaster are allowed to cross—but their birds need paperwork, and lots of it! The situation seems hopeless, unless … what if there’s more than one way to get across?

With Palo …

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Flock

by Sara Cassidy, illustrated by Geraldo Valério
edition: eBook
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: birds, city & town life, imagination & play

In this fantastical story, a flock of feathery friends show up for a feast!

Lunch turns into bird food when a little girl starts feeding birds at the bus stop. First, a pigeon she names Serious comes pecking, and then Fancy and Sleepy gather to gobble up the offerings. But what happens when more and more birds want to join in on the feast? And what …

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This is the Boat That Ben Built

by Jen Lynn Bailey, illustrated by Maggie Zeng
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: k to 3
tagged: environment, stories in verse, fishes, birds, deer, moose & caribou

A humorous exploration of a northern river ecosystem with an intrepid young boatsman is paired with an extended author’s note about its ecology and key species.

Young Ben sets out to explore the river equipped with a sturdy boat, some sample-collection gear, and his scientific curiosity. Along the way he meets a black bear taking a swim, a moose a …

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