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Book of Curious Birds : CBCA's Shortlist Eve Pownall Award 2022 - Jennifer Cossins

Book of Curious Birds

CBCA's Shortlist Eve Pownall Award 2022

By: Jennifer Cossins

Hardcover | 27 October 2021 | Edition Number 1

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Birds are curious creatures. From their unusual appearance to their unique behaviour, they really are one of the most fascinating species in the animal kingdom.

In this book you'll find colourful feathers alongside peculiar beaks, beady eyes and funny-coloured feet. You'll read of dangerous birds, clever birds, fast birds, awkward birds, silly birds, massive birds and tiny birds. You'll laugh at their odd hairdos, marvel at their remarkable hunting skills and admire their wild mating dances. Most of all, you'll learn that birds are awesome and deserve our love, care and respect.

About the Author

Jennifer Cossins is a CBCA award-winning artist and writer with a passion for nature, the animal kingdom and all things bright and colourful. A born and bred Tasmanian, Jennifer also designs homewares, textiles and stationery, which she stocks in her store in Hobart, Red Parka. Jennifer's books include A-Z of Endangered Animals, 101 Collective Nouns, The Baby Animal Book, A-Z of Australian Animals, The Ultimate Animal Counting Book, A Flamboyance of Flamingos, The Mummy Animal Book, The Daddy Animal Book, The Ultimate Animal Alphabet Book and Book of Curious Birds.
Industry Reviews
A beautifully illustrated full-colour picture book packed with interesting facts and is perfect for students and young conservationists with a keen interest in the world around us. - Country News on The A-Z of Endangered Animals

This book will make a wonderful addition to classroom and home learning resources, and it is filled with fun and whimsy that will allow children to learn their alphabet using words and images... A lovely book for all ages, from young babies to older children who want a book filled with fun facts. - The Book Muse on The Ultimate Animal Alphabet Book

As well as fascinate, it will inspire the budding zoologist and broaden the child's knowledge of the diversity of this planet's inhabitants and the critical role they play in its survival. - The Australian Teacher Librarian Network on The Ultimate Animal Counting Book

All these carefully considered details combine to create a picture book notable for its quiet and beguiling charm. Ideal for stimulating enquiring minds. - Storylinks on The Mummy Animal Book

CBCA Shortlist 2022 - Eve Pownall Award for Information Books