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Bird Talk

Bird Talk

What Birds Are Saying and Why

Written and illustrated by Lita Judge

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A gorgeously illustrated tribute to birds of all kinds and the fantastic, funny, fascinating things that they do.

Birds have lots of ways of communicating: They sing and talk, dance and drum, cuddle and fight. But what does all of the bird talk mean?
Filled with gorgeous illustrations, this fascinating picture book takes a look at the secret life of birds in a child-friendly format that is sure to appeal to readers of all ages - whether they're die-hard bird-watchers or just curious about the creatures in their own backyards.

Capitol Choices Noteworthy Titles for Children and Teens, Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year

Praise for Bird Talk

“...magical...” —Horn Book

“…a fun glimpse at the variety among the world's birds.” —School Library Journal

“With humor and sensitivity, Judge translates the secret language of birds...” —Publishers Weekly

“Delightfully straightforward and accessible.” —Kirkus Reviews

Reviews from Goodreads

Written and illustrated by Lita Judge

The granddaughter of ornithologists, Lita Judge has listened to and observed birds ever since she was a little girl. She is also the author/illustrator of Born to Be Giants: How Baby Dinosaurs Grew to Rule the World. She lives in Peterborough, New Hampshire.

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