My First Book of Canadian Birds

Andrea Miller

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ISBN: 9781771086530

My First Book of Canadian Birds

  Author:   Andrea Miller  
  Artist :   Angela Doak    
  Publisher:  Nimbus Publishing

Help your child identify birds like the Canada goose, American robin, and yellow warbler in their natural habitats with colourful and whimsical collage-style illustrations from breakout East Coast artist Angela Doak (Atlantic Animal ABC).

Simple, gentle text gives readers a peek into the habitats of Canadian birds and introduces child and parent to fun facts about everything from bird sounds to egg sizes! My First Book of Canadian Birds is the perfect way to introduce young readers to birds from across the country.

Details and Specs
ISBN associated with this title: 9781771086530
Item NB1329
PublisherNimbus Publishing
PublisherNimbus Publishing
Published on September 26 2018
Language eng
Pages 32
Format Hardcover
Dimensions8(in) x 8(in)
Shipping weight294(g)
Andrea Miller is the deputy editor of Lion's Roar magazine. She's also the author of the board book The Day the Buddha Woke Up and the editor of three anthologies. Miller has an MFA in creative writing from the University of British Columbia, and her writing has appeared in a wide variety of publicationsMiller lives with her husband and two small children in Halifax.

Angela Doak is a collage artist and photographer. All of her work is done first as collage, made up of fabric, candy and gum wrappers, misprints, junk mail, and just about anything else that fits the image she's making at the time. She lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia, with her husband and two children

Quick Quotes

Readers will almost be able to feel the stiffness of the porcupine's quills or the warm softness of the doe sheltering her fawn. Doak captures the timidity of the vole, the tranquility of the bullfrog and the wariness of the fox. Some of the collages hint at a story in the making as the swimming otter twists upwards to catch a fish or the trout leaps into the air to snatch an unsuspecting fly.

The 26-page children's book is educational in more than one way, and offers a piece of Doak's heart and creativity with teaching children.

The gorgeous paper collage illustrations by photographer and collage artist, Angela Doak, make this board book eye catching and vibrant.

Award Winners & Nominees

Lillian Shepherd Memorial Award for Excellence in Illustration