"What Cheer, What Cheer," by Martha Scott
What's that song in the air? 'What Cheer, What Cheer,' Says the Cardinal! is a fun, rhyming children's book about ten common songbirds of the eastern and central United States. Come along with new author Martha Scott as she explores the behaviors of these common, but often overlooked songsters. For each bird there are four rhyming stanzas that describe unique features of the bird, along with information about the bird's song, its eggs, its food preferences, and its relatives. This children's book is written in simple language but contains fascinating facts about these small song makers. Children will realize the different personalities of these beautiful creatures and will see that they, too, can actively protect these members of their world. 'What Cheer, What Cheer,' Says the Cardinal! will inspire young and old alike to treasure these amazing songbirds.