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New Pin Collection: Birds In Flight
New Pin Collection: Birds In Flight


Lift the flap on each page and discover more about 12 native Australian birdsIncluded on the notables list for the CBCA (Children's Book Council of Australia) 2022 book awards...


The Bush Birds consists of twelve riddles for readers to guess which Australian native bird, commonly found in open forests or woodlands, is being depicted. Lift the hidden flap on each double page to find out the answer. These birds are maybe a bit less well known than the twelve birds in my first book, Kookaburra Kookaburra. But I hope that by interacting with the riddles and illustrations readers will soon familiarise themselves with these beautiful birds and find enjoyment in seeking them out while out on their bushwalks.

Suitable for ages 2 to 10. Young children will enjoy being read to and finding the lift the flaps, older children might enjoy answering the riddles and the more detailed info at the back. 

Information about each bird can be found at the back, as well as a few tips for birding and helping with identifying your spottings!

The illustrations are all created from dry point etchings which have been hand coloured with watercolour paints.

This book is self published using my own publishing label - Black Cockatoo Books

I also have a CARD GAME to go with this book.

Birds included in this book - White-browed Scrubwren, Red-browed Finch, White-winged Chough, Spotted Pardalote, Diamond Firetail, Scarlet Robin, Grey Shrikethrush, Brown Treecreeper, Golden Whistler, Dusky Woodswallow, White-plumed Honeyeater, Fantailed Cuckoo.

Included on the notables list for the CBCA (Children's Book Council of Australia) 2022 book awards!

PLEASE NOTE - If you'd like to buy both the book and game see my COMBO DEAL

✈️ $9.95 FLAT RATE SHIPPING (Australia)


Customer Reviews

Based on 10 reviews
Anna O'Connor
Brilliant bedtime favourites

We have both the Bush and Beach Bird books and they're on high rotation for bedtime reading. The gentle rhyming text is informative and sweet and the illustrations (and lift-the-flaps!) keep our small person engaged with all their detail. We loved how the flaps weren't blatantly obvious.

Jan Beaton

These books are amazing helps you identify different species of our beautiful bird life ,
Thank you Bridget ,
Very talented xc

joanne paterson

I bought this book for our grand daughter and now I want to keep it.
So beautifully illustrated and story told is gold!
Very happy Bridget is living and working in country Victoria.
Shipped super fast and we received a fantastic ‘I like pigeons ’ badge…..
Do yourself a favor and grab a copy.
Thanks Bridget 🙂


So beautiful ❤️very happy 👏👏👏


Lovely book - superb illustrations and well written.

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