Ann Eriksson lives on Thetis Island, British Columbia in a waterfront house surrounded by ocean and trees and a lot of amazing and beautiful wildlife. She is the author of Dive In! Exploring Our Connection with the Ocean in the Orca Footprints series. When she’s not writing, working in biology or helping protect the environment, she’s out exploring nature by foot, kayak or sailboat.
“An excellent compilation of everything birds! Bird’s-Eye View is a jam-packed educational resource for the classroom and at home. It captures the beauty and wonder of birds, balancing natural history with science and conservation. The personal accounts from the author, Tweets from the Flyway, and profiles of Young Birders ignite curiosity and inspire action for birds in our own backyards and communities.” - Liza Barney, Education Program Coordinator at Bird Studies Canada
“Scientists recently announced that North America lost a shocking 3 billion birds in recent decades. Eriksson's timely book is a passionate and beautifully illustrated appeal to bird lovers of all ages.” - Bridget Stutchbury, author of Silence of the Songbirds and The Bird Detective
“Anyone, young or old, who wants to learn more about the birds that live in their neighborhood or on the other side of the planet will love this book. The latest science on breeding biology, behavior, feeding habits, conservation concerns and much more is arrayed in an attractive, easy-to-follow layout with eye-popping photos and text boxes containing facts that will surprise even the most experienced bird nerd. Ann Eriksson has put together a book that teachers and kids will return to again and again to discover the wonders of birds and what we can all do to help them thrive.” - Trevor Herriot, author and naturalist
“This is a particularly timely title. An accessible and appealing invitation to connect with the world of birds.” - Kirkus Reviews
“Not only will readers understand the connection between birds and dinosaurs, but also the problems threatening their survival and wellbeing...Colorful photographs throughout make this book appealing to the eye.” - School Library Connection
“It’s an uplifting and informative read with an extensive resource to aid newly hatched birders.” - Booklist
“This engaging book is well organized and easy to navigate...For a library that has a need for environmental activism for upper elementary, middle, or possibly high school, this would be a strong addition.” - School Library Journal
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