Project Description

Ten Bright Eyes

by Judy Hindley
illustrated by Alison Bartlett

Follow Mother Bird as she searches for breakfast for her babies.

One sunny morning, Mother Bird leaves her hedgerow home and sets out in search of a nice, juicy breakfast for her little ones. Follow her flight through this book, lifting the flaps as you go, and discover all the beautiful things she sees on the way.

This charming story is a visually stunning introduction to patterns, shapes, and numbers with a pull-out surprise at the end. The back also offers different activities that reinforce the concepts featured in the story.

This book is out of print

Format: Hardcover
Price: $14.95
ISBN: 978-1-56145-173-9
Publication Date: 4/1/1998
Page Count: 32
Size: 8-1/2 ̎ x 9-1/4 ̎
Age Range: 2 – 7
Language: English

F&P: M, Gr 2, Genre TL
Themes: Babies, Birds, Counting, Pattern


“The simple rhyming text works wonderfully with the eye-catching, childlike pictures, and each full-page spread includes a lift-the-flap that expands on these illustrations that are just bursting with warm , cheerful colors.” —School Library Journal

Meet the Author

Judy Hindley is the author of more than fifty children’s books, including Ten Bright Eyes, Into the Jungle, The Big Red Bus, A Song of Colors, and Crazy ABC. Hindley earned a BA from the University of Chicago and currently lives in England.

Meet the Illustrator

Alison Bartlett has illustrated several children’s books including Ten Bright Eyes; Oliver’s Vegetables; and A Cow, a Bee, a Cookie, and Me. She lives in England. You can visit her website here.