Hello Birds, What Do You Say?

Illustrated by Loes Botman

Available to buy

Quick Look

  • Colourful board book that teaches children about the birds living in their gardens, parks and countryside
  • Includes a cheerful robin, beautiful blue tit and majestic swan
  • Uses simple words for young children and sounds that are easy to try out

This bright and lively board book introduces young children to a variety of birds and their special sounds.

board book
180 x 153 mm
Floris Books
Board Books
colour illustrations
Age Range:
From 1 to 3 years
12 pages
Publication date:
18 Jan 2018


This bright and lively board book introduces young children to a variety of birds and the special sounds they make.

Loes Botman's colourful and detailed illustrations bring the different birds -- including a robin, blue tit, swan, pigeon and duck -- vividly to life. Children will learn to recognise the birds -- many of which live in their gardens, parks and countryside -- and be encouraged to try out their distinctive calls.

The simple concepts and words make this book perfect for exploring with young children.


Praise for Hello Bugs, What Do You Do?

'A perfect book for exploring with young children.'
-- Outside In World

'This is a gorgeous board book.'
-- Juno

'Botman's soft pastels provide highly detailed images of the insects and other creatures... A lovely biology and vocabulary lesson rolled into one.'
-- Kirkus

'With gorgeous illustrations and descriptive words that are fun to say, this is a board book young children will enjoy looking at.'
-- Through The Looking Glass Children's Book Reviews

'The soft, bright pastel renderings give detail to each insect. Children may be inspired to act out the simple verbs for each insect. A nice book for little backyard gardeners.'
-- Youth Services Book Review


Loes Botman is an illustrator in the Netherlands. She has been widely exhibited and runs workshops. She is also the illustrator of Hello Animals, What Makes You Special?, Hello Animals, Where Do You Live?, Hello Bugs, What Do You Do? and Hello Farm, How Do You Do?

You can also visit the author's own website at http://www.loesbotman.nl

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