OUR BOOKS ON BIRDS

FLY BACK TO THE BRAC, BRIAN BROWN BOOBY By Elaine A. Powers

FLY BACK TO THE BRAC, BRIAN BROWN BOOBY Available at Amazon.com

Brian Brown Booby, a young resident of Cayman Brac, finds himself stranded on a beach on Grand Cayman. It’s too far back for a booby to travel, even if Brian could fly, which he can’t. Does Brian make it back to the Brac? What happens to a booby that can’t fly? Based on a true story.

DON'T MAKE ME FLY By Elaine A. Powers

DON'T MAKE ME FLY Available at Amazon.com

"With vibrant illustrations by Nicholas Thorpe, this picture book is jam-packed with scientific facts about roadrunners, delivered in verse form to keep the narrative lively. Roadrunners "...grab their victim/behind its head/And bash it on/the ground until it is dead." Want to know how to swallow a horned lizard? Keep reading!" AZ Daily Star

HOW NOT TO PHOTOGRAPH A HUMMINGBIRD By Elaine A. Powers

A BASIC (AND FUN!) GUIDE TO THE SONORAN DESERT
Available at Amazon.com

This colorful picture book for all ages teaches about the Sonoran Desert—with a sense of humor. It pits one bumbling human against the desert as he carelessly attempts to photograph an Anna’s Hummingbird. Enjoy the chase as the photographer is tripped up by a rock, stabbed by a Mesquite tree and rattled by a Western Diamondback. Then use the glossary to teach about the rich variety of life in the Sonoran Desert. Humor makes learning fun and easy!

SILENT ROCKS By Elaine A. Powers

SILENT ROCKS Available at Amazon.com

The population of the endemic Sister Island Rock Iguana (Cyclura nubila caymanensis) on Cayman Brac is in serious decline. These vegetarian lizards are an important part of the island's ecosystem. The reduction in population is the result of human activity on their habitat and the threats can only be eliminated by human action.