A First Book of Australian Parrot Sounds
|Fred van Gessel
|197 x 150
|New Holland Publishers
|15 Sep 2023
|Picture books, activity books & early learning material / Interactive & activity books & packs / Novelty, toy & die-cut books / Sound story, noisy books, musical books
Immersing yourself in nature and listening to the sounds of wildlife is said to improve mood and boost positive feelings and even health. So whether you’re 5 or 85, what could be better than this beautifully illustrated sound book on Australian parrots?
Each of the 12 species covered – Palm Cockatoo, Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo, Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo, Gang-gang Cockatoo, Long-billed Corella, Major Mitchell’s Cockatoo, Rainbow Lorikeet, Australian King Parrot, Eastern Rosella, Budgerigar, Red-capped Parrot and Red-rumped Parrot – has fascinating facts and stunning photos, plus the relevant calls at the push of a button.
From the amazing evocative wailing calls of Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoos to the pleasant chirruping of Budgerigars, this book is the perfect way to introduce both children and adults to the wonders of Australian parrots. Learning the unique calls of the species will open your eyes to a whole new world that lives around us.
Fred van Gessel
Highly respected author Fred van Gessel has been recording the bird sounds of Australia for more than 40 years, building up a huge knowledge of the subject during that time. His previous books include Backyard Bird Sounds for Reed New Holland.