Feathers for Lunch (Paperback)
|Author: Lois Ehlert|
Uh-oh. Door's left open, just a crack. My cat is out and he won't come back! (from the first line)
|Ehlert is renowned for her exceptionally beautiful and educational concept books for young children. Now she takes readers on an irresistible birdwatching adventure, introducing 12 common birds and showing how to identify each one. Full-color illustrations.|
From the Publisher:
An escaped house cat encounters twelve common birds in the backyard but captures only feathers for lunch. Includes bird guide. “Destined to become an uncontested favorite with many children and adults.”--The Horn Book|
Lois Ehlert was encouraged to explore her creativity by her parents and eventually attended the Layton School of Art and the University of Wisconsin. Ehlert started illustrating books for children early in her career but, unhappy with their final production quality, she stopped and focused on graphic design work. Ehlert returned to the world of children's book illustration only after she felt that publishers had begun to pay more attention to design and production. Her book COLOR ZOO was named a Caldecott Honor Book in 1990.
An escaped housecat encounters twelve birds in the backyard but ...