A gentle, sweetly illustrated concept book takes on physical forces as young children learn about pushing and pulling.
It’s time for Bird to build her nest! Follow her as she pulls a worm out of the ground, lifts some twigs that are just the right size, and pushes the twigs into place. Uh-oh! One of the twigs falls to the ground! But after a day of hard work, Bird’s nest is ready and waiting. Can you guess what it’s waiting for? Using simple, clear language and beautiful illustrations, this engaging story is the perfect introduction to physical forces for very young readers. A final spread with some simple questions promotes discussion with parents, teachers, or caregivers and encourages readers to think about the concepts introduced.
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This is a book about a bird, and it is also a book about forces. As you read this book with a child, you may want to discuss the following concepts: A force is something that changes an object's motion; it can make an object stop or start moving, move faster or slower, or change direction. More force is needed to change the motion of heavier objects than to change the motion of lighter objects. Gravity is a force that pulls objects toward one another. Earth's gravity pulls objects toward the Earth, which makes things fall down when they are dropped. For Kate, Louise, and Denise M. J. For Mum and Dad R. J. 2
Martin Jenkins illustrated by Richard Jones Bird Builds a Nest
It's a beautiful day! Bird is up early ? she's got a lot to do.
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