By Author / Illustrator
Martin Jenkins, Richard Jones
Walker Books Ltd
A beautifully illustrated picture book introducing young children to the concept of forces.Bird is building her nest. She pushes and pulls twigs into place until she's made a cosy cup, ready and waiting ... can you guess what for? This beautiful picture book is the perfect introduction to forces and the concept of pushing and pulling, and is the third in the new Science Story Book series from Walker Books. Bird Builds a Nest is illustrated by up-and-coming talent Richard Jones and written by author Martin Jenkins, the award-winning author of Can We Save the Tiger? and Ape.
Bird Builds a Nest is a science storybook about forces. It is a story about bird who builds her nest using all the different forces necessary to get her nest built in time. The key vocabulary of pushing, pulling, turning and lifting is skilfully coupled with simple illustrations which compliment the text beautifully. It's a book where key vocabulary can really be exploited; used to created word banks, perfect for an introduction into forces and positional language and all wrapped neatly in a story about Bird! It is sure to delight and capture any young readers interest as well as provided them with the all important lesson in key vocabulary and meaning. Picture book / Ages 5+ / Reviewed by Louise Gahan, teacher.
Suggested Reading Age 5+