The Birds of Kids Literature

Did you know that January 5th is National Bird Day?  A day for birdwatchers and avian enthusiasts, today is a celebration of the diversity of our feathered friends! Celebrate with some feathery fiction (or nonfiction) for young readers!


Picture Books: Feathery Stories

Perfect for the youngest readers, these adorable stories feature feathery protagonists on a number of adventures!

And Tango Makes Three Are You My Mother? Hawks Kettle, Puffins Wheel Knight Owl Little Owl's Love Mel Fell Penguin and Pinecone Penguin Problems The Pigeon Will Ride the Roller Coaster The Winter Bird


Nonfiction Picture Books

Explore the world of birds with fun facts & more!

 Big Book of Birds The Bird Book A Day In the Life: Birds Dinosaur Feathers Flip-a-Feather: A Mix-and-Match Board Book Indestructibles: Flutter! Fly! Puffin Young Zoologist: Emperor Penguin



Chapter Books

Designed for readers ages 6-9, these books are great ways to instill a love of reading (and a love for animals!).

The Last Firehawk: The Underland Owl Diaries: Eva in the Band Owly: A Time to Be Brave Little Owl Rescue Starla Jean: Which Came First: The Chicken or the Friendship? Who Would Win?: Falcon Vs. Hawk



Middle Grade

From classics to brand new releases, these feather-filled books are perfect for readers ages 9-13.

The Kids' Guide to Birds of Michigan Leave It to Plum! Mr. Popper's Penguins Rare Birds  Science Comics: Birds of Prey Wingbearer



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