Enjoy learning about birds with a beloved author of nature stories for children!
The Burgess Bird Book for Children and Blacky the Crow have long been favorite books among students interested in birds. Now you can use this companion guide alongside both Thornton Burgess classics to explore the delightful world of common birds and their habitats.
Book List for Learning about Birds with Thornton Burgess
- Blacky the Crow by Thornton Burgess (Available free online at gutenberg.org)
- The Burgess Bird Book for Children by Thornton Burgess (Available free online at gutenberg.org)
- Fifty Favorite Birds Coloring Book by Lisa Bonforte from Dover Publications OR a blank sketchbook (one for each student)
- Handbook of Nature Study by Anna Botsford Comstock (optional)
- A bird field guide
Learning about Birds with Thornton Burgess gives you
- Day-by-day lesson plans with a leisurely reading schedule,
- Nature study ideas to encourage your students to apply what they are learning,
- Master bird lists for you to record the birds you see in your own backyard,
- Bird habitat templates for an added challenge for older students,
- Cross references to The Handbook of Nature Study for further optional study.
Spark a lifelong appreciation for nature and good books through Learning about Birds with Thornton Burgess!