A Flock of Bird Books to Encourage a Love of Bird Watching

By Laurie Corbett, Publisher, Macaroni Kid South Shore Boston and Ann Lattinville, Head of Children Services, Scituate Town Library January 13, 2021

There are so many books out there it is hard to know where to start. So, we asked our friend Ann Lattinville, Head of Children Services at the Scituate Town Library, to share her favorites with us to get us started. Find these bird books and more at your local library. 

Picture Books

Feathers for Lunch by Lois Ehlert
Little Home Bird by Jo Empson
Bird Songs by Betsy Franco
Have You Heard the Nesting Bird? by Rita Gray
Birds by Kevin Henkes
Counting is for the Birds by Frank Mazzola, Jr.
Two Blue Jay by Anne Rockwell
Little Bird Takes a Bath by Marisabina Russo
Every Day Birds by Amy Ludwig VanDerwater
Mama Built a Little Nest by Jennifer Ward


Look Up! Bird-watching in Your Own Backyard by Annete LeBlanc Cate
Birds. National Geographic Kids. Ultimate Explorer Field Guide. by Julie Beer