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Giveaway Time – Summer Reading Programs!

Many schools and libraries promote summer reading programs to keep young readers engaged and excited about books while school is out. This month, our giveaway can help you get ahead with such a program, with a multi-book prize sure to excite young readers about birds!

Giveaway Time!
Prize Books

The Books to Win

One lucky winner will receive not one, not two, but three bird-themed books (plus an extra bonus book!) to add to their personal birding bookshelf. First, there is Backyard Birding for Kids to introduce young readers to birding and help them get started identifying birds. Then, there’s a full day of exploration with GQ GQ. Where Are You? to learn about the Gambel’s quail and all the wildlife of the Sonoran Desert. Finally, young readers can tuck into bed with You Nest Here With Me, a sweet bedtime story about different bird nests. And there will be a bonus book in the prize package as well – another picture book about familiar wildlife young readers will enjoy! (Click the links above to learn more about each book in this prize giveaway.)

Enter the Giveaway!

Whether you would like these amazing children’s books for your own children or grandchildren, to share with neighborhood youngsters, to add to a classroom or preschool library, or to share with a youth birding group, it’s easy to enter the giveaway. Just answer the following question in the comments below…

What was the very first bird you
ever learned to identify (at any age)?

You must include an email address with your comment in order to be contacted if you win, and the contest is only open to participants in the United States. One winner will be randomly chosen from all valid entries. The books will ship directly from Be Your Own Birder; see the Giveaway Guidelines for further details. By entering, all participants agree to those guidelines. Entries will close on June 27, 2020, and the winner will be randomly selected at that time. Good luck, and happy birding!

The entry period has ended and comments are now closed.

Congratulations to Shelly Mathie for winning
the trio of bird-themed children’s books!

9 thoughts on “Giveaway Time – Summer Reading Programs!

  1. Heather

    No doubt a mourning dove at my grandparents’ house — Mona and Mischa are the pair who’ve “lived” there (eternally, it would seem) for as long as I can remember 🙂

  2. Michele Dreger

    Northern a Cardinal. I was five years old and I told my mother there was a cardinal in the yard. She said there’s no Cardinals in Brooklyn. I was right!

  3. Rosa Hatfield

    The first bird I learned was a goldfinch only my mom called it a wild canary. She loved those bright yellow little birds.

  4. Alesia Hansen

    My granddaughter would love these. I have been taking her with me on bird adventures. She loves it and she will say “oh grandma the birds are singing for me, they missed me”. 🤗

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