Bird Brains by Jamie Skeie
Bird Brains is a colorful book, that showcases animal intelligence. An African Grey Congo parrot, Orion, was observed in her home for a year. All of her words were documented, and written down, word for word. The complete list of Orion’s vocabulary is available to be viewed in two other books. These books are called, If Dogs Could Talk and If Dogs Could Talk FOR KIDS. Bird Brains takes a deeper look into her thoughts, and showcases the meaning behind her words. You can study this parrot’s cognitive intelligence, by seeing her comprehend grown up things. She responds with perfect timing, when she talks. Orion was 17 years old, when her words were documented. She learns new sentences, everyday. Imagine what Orion will say over the next 40 years… Orion has her own children’s book series about her, too. The series is called, Orion the Star. The book series is about a superhero parrot, who flies from Orion’s Belt, to save all creatures in distress. Orion also has trusty sidekicks, to help her save the creatures. These superstars are named Canis Major, Canis Minor, and the Purple Purse Merman. Bird Brains will make you smile, laugh, and feel good. It’s a must-read, for everyone!