Written & illustrated by Patricia Mitter
Target: Children 1–3
Dimensions: 7.5″ x 6.5″
For parents of children one to three years who love birds and nature’s beauty!
Early Birds™ introduces the first title of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology board book series. This unique colors book is perfect for parents and toddlers to share.
It’s never too early to expose your children to the many wonders of nature. Our new concept board book series, EARLY BIRDS™, begins with MY COLORS.
MY COLORS pairs each of ten colors with a beautiful bird and a second element found in nature for reinforcement. Special features that differentiate EARLY BIRDS from other board book series include:
- Repetitive triplets and word tools on each spread to describe what each bird does or sounds like, enhancing learning.
- Back matter with streaming HD bird sounds gives parents and children a real multimedia experience using BIRD QR, our free downloadable app.
- Special page tabs for little hands.
About the Author and Illustrator
Patricia Mitter is the creative director of the Cornell Lab Publishing Group. After earning her graphic design degree in Caracas, Venezuela, she moved to the United States with her husband. She then began a new career path in the world of editorial design and soon learned that her passion for nature and animals was a perfect fit. These board books are her first written and illustrated titles, following her illustration and design of her first children’s title for the Cornell Lab Publishing Group, Bird Brainiacs. Patricia is also a photographer and lives in Durham, North Carolina.
“Mitter’s handsome bird portraits, which appear on right-hand pages, carefully reflect the attributes of each bird and use high-contrast backdrops to give the featured colors an added boost.” — Publisher’s Weekly
“Each page features a bird, as well as a natural feature…Text also describes birds’ calls. Tabs allow young children to grab hold for easy page-turning.” — Archimedes Notebook
Get My Numbers Book too!