Audrey Driscoll reviews a wonderful book for children from Denzil Walton Encourage a Child to Watch Birds.. if you have a child in your life this book will open up the natural world to them. Denzil has two more books in the series coming out next year..#recommended
I’m not a birdwatcher, except in the sense of noticing who’s hanging around the bird feeders in the back garden. I don’t have a life list, nor even a decent pair of binoculars. And as can be seen from the two photos accompanying this post, I’m not that great at taking pictures of birds either. (That blurry shape in the featured image is a robin (American type) landing on a cotoneaster bush full of berries. Robins have been feasting on those berries for the past week.)
Despite the above, I like birds, and I’m keen on helping out the ones that live around here. A pair of Bewick’s Wrens nested in an old shoe on my back porch in 2015. So I hope that gives me some credibility for this book review.
This is a short, well-organized, and clearly written book intended for adults with a child or children in…
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