A Nest Is Noisy

A Nest Is Noisy

From the award-winning creators of An Egg Is Quiet, A Seed Is Sleepy, A Butterfly Is Patient, and A Rock Is Lively comes this gorgeous and informative look at the fascinating world of nests. From tiny bee hummingbird nests to orangutan nests high in the rainforest canopy, an incredible variety of nests are showcased here in all their splendour. Poetic in voice and elegant in design, this carefully researched book introduces children to a captivating array of nest facts and will spark the imaginations of children whether in a classroom reading circle or on a parent's lap.

Year 1: Birds
Discover the key features of birds and identify birds in their habitats. Make bird food and collect feathers to make a paintbrush. Plus much more in this 7 activity topic.

Year 1: Reptiles
Discover the key features of reptiles and create a poster. Identify what reptiles eat and use paint to create your own scaled picture. You will also sculpt and paint a clay snake. Plus much more in this 5 activity topic.

Year 2: Habitats: Rainforests
Create your own rainforest habitat based off the Amazon. Find out how chameleons camouflage themselves by creating your own chameleon artwork. Plus much more in this 4 activity topic.

Year 2: Microhabitats
Build a bug house while discovering all about butterfly life cycles and the natural animal food chains affecting the United Kingdom. Go pond dipping, beach hunting and explore minibeasts in their microhabitats. Plus much more in this 6 activity topic.

  • Publisher: Chronicle Books
  • Format: Hardback
  • Print length: 40 pages
  • Dimensions: 9 x 11 V
  • Reading age: 5 - 8 years old
  • Publication date: 04/14/2015
  • ISBN: 9781452127132

Sylvia Long

Sylvia is the illustrator of many bestselling books for children, including Sylvia Long's Mother Goose and Hush Little Baby. She lives in Scottsdale, Arizona, with her husband and their dogs.


Dianna Hutts Aston

Dianna is the author of many books for children and is the founder of the Oz Project, a nonprofit foundation for disadvantaged children. She lives on an island off the coast of Texas.

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