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BirdNote: Chirps, Quirks, and Stories of 100 Birds from the Popular Public Radio Show (Hardcover)

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By BirdNote, Ellen Blackstone (Editor), Emily Poole (Illustrator)
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High on my list of new releases is BirdNote: Chirps, Quirks, and Stories of 100 Birds from the popular public radio show featuring the Seattle-based program’s best stories about our friends in the avian realm. Author Ellen Blackstone, who is a main force behind the show, offers brief essays on birds’ lives, habits, and songs that are illuminating and fascinating. The charming flock of illustrations are by Rhode Island School of Design’s Emily Poole. The book also features a foreword by John W. Fitzpatrick, director of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Bird and nature lovers are sure to enjoy this delightful volume.

— Dave I.

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an excellent gift for the would-be birder in your family. And even veteran birders will enjoy it.…I recommend this book to anyone who loves birds (or anyone you think should love birds)."
–EcoLit Books 

This beautiful gift book features entertaining and informative essays from the popular public radio program, BirdNote, accompanied by gorgeous full-color illustrations throughout--an illuminating volume for bird and nature lovers across North America.

Here are 100 of the best stories about our avian friends from the public radio show BirdNote, each brief essay illuminating the life, habits, or songs of a particular bird.
> Why do geese fly in a V-formation?
> Why are worms so good for you--if you're a robin?
> Which bird calls, "Who cooks for you? Who cooks for you-all?"

From wrens that nest in cactuses to gulls that have a strange red dot on their bills--these digestible and fascinating bird stories are a delightful window to the winged world.

About the Author


Ellen Blackstone is a writer, editor, and associate producer for BirdNote. She previously edited Earthcare Northwest, the newsletter of the Seattle Audubon Society and is a longtime member of the American Society of Crows and Ravens.

Emily Poole is a freelance illustrator, born and raised in the mountain town of Jackson Hole, Wyoming. She graduated from Rhode Island School of Design with a BFA in Illustration and is currently located in Eugene, Oregon. She has created work for the Teton Raptor Center, World Wildlife Fund Guyana, and the National Museum of Wildlife Art.

Praise For…


"Have you ever wondered what that little red dot on a seagull’s bill is for? Or why geese fly in a V formation? Answers to such questions—and more illuminating insights into avian species....are neatly compiled in BirdNote.…It’s a trove of trivia for anyone who’s ever wondered, “Why is that bird doing that?” 
Seattle magazine

"[BirdNote has] a lively, conversational tone that makes for a quick and engaging read. Fans of the show and bird lovers of all ages will find much to enjoy in this book.”
Booklist

"…beautifully designed, with full-color illustrations and a handy bookmark tassel. This will make an excellent gift for the would-be birder in your family. And even veteran birders will enjoy it.…I recommend this book to anyone who loves birds (or anyone you think should love birds)."
–EcoLit Books 



Product Details
ISBN: 9781632171696
ISBN-10: 1632171694
Publisher: Sasquatch Books
Publication Date: March 20th, 2018
Pages: 224
Language: English
Series: BirdNote
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Data Source: ONIX
Created At: 7/29/2017 03:05pm
Last Updated At: 12/4/2022 07:10am

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