The Bird Feeder of Istanbul - John Ewing

The Bird Feeder of Istanbul

By John Ewing

  • Release Date - Published: 2015-09-19
  • Book Genre: Social Studies
  • Author: John Ewing
Our rating: 5/5 stars

5 Score: 5 (From 8 Ratings)

The Bird Feeder of Istanbul John Ewing read online review & book description:

In the heart of old Istanbul, a boy and his grandfather sell birdseed to travelers, who come from far away to explore the city and marvel at its beautiful mosques. Experience pigeons cooing in the square, ferryboats crossing the Bosphorus, Turkish crafts and foods, and Yeni Camii – the 350-year-old “New Mosque” at the center of community life. Discover Istanbul through your senses!

The Bird Feeder of Istanbul is a charming picture storybook enhanced with sounds, video, slideshow, 40 pages of color photographs, and a linked glossary of Turkish and Arabic language terms for additional learning.

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  • The Bird Feeder of Istanbul

    By Exquisite and Delightful
    This lovely and informative book is an absolute delight! It is gorgeous and touching, beautifully written and designed with wonderful interactive features that really make the world of Istanbul come alive. And what a timely book for children on the traditions of Islam. The photography is superb and the storyline expertly crafted. Enjoyable for children and adults alike. I think this would be a terrific book for schools to incorporate in the classroom.
  • The Bird Feeder of Istanbul

    By sternowsky
    I really love the story of the boy and his grandfather (Emre & Dede) and their daily ritual/work together. I felt the sense of mystery and joy a child feels and warmth of family. A glimpse into a day in Istanbul square sparked my travel bug. Great short read for kids and adults. The extra media with it is fun too.
  • The Bird Feeder of Istanbul

    By Cynthia Brevell
    I learned so much about the Islamic faith from reading this book. Loved the interactive features and the beautiful photographs. Can't wait to share with my grandkids. I'm looking forward to more titles from Mr. Ewing.
  • The Bird Feeder of Istanbul

    By Charlie Sticksman
    What a satisfying, short read! I want to spend a day with young Emre, viewing Istanbul from his perch on the mosque steps. This book celebrates the divine beauty of the individual, experiencing the simple pleasures of a typical day. Turkey, you are on my short list of future travel destinations. This book will definately find its way into my 4th grade reading class. I look forward to observing my students as they react to the the cultural similarities and differences represented in the text. More please!!
  • The Bird Feeder of Istanbul

    By Kusey10
    A delightful children's book. The figurative language pulls you right into the story and you feel like you are walking the streets of Istanbul with young Emre. A wonderful tale to read to young children to introduce them to other cultures.

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