Image from Mama Built a Little Nest, copyright Steve Jenkins
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Mama Built a Little Nest
By Jennifer Ward
Illustrations by Steve Jenkins
Simon & Schuster / Beach Lane Books
*Starred review, Publishers Weekly - Jenkins's (Animals Upside Down) signature paper collages handsomely illustrate this inviting read about bird nest variety.
*Starred review, Booklist - Pairing elaborate cut-paper collage with rhyming couplets, Ward and Jenkins show the beautiful variety of bird nests found around the world. Young bird-lovers will adore this cozy, illuminating look into avian habitats .
Kirkus - The author clearly feels a mission to impart her extensive knowledge of birds and bird behavior to the very young, and she’s found an appealing and attractive way to accomplish this.
School Library Journal - A practically perfect science picture book.
Visit the illustrator's website, Caldecott Medalist Steve Jenkins, to learn about collage illustration.
Curriculum Guide for Mama Built a Little Nest - creative, STEM focused lesson plans!