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Am I Like You?

Brian Scott Sockin Laura Erickson Anna Rettberg

32 pages
WunderMill Publishing Group

More than 500 thousand people have taken our scientific companion quiz! Discover your child’s Spirit Bird – and your own!

If you were a bird, what bird would you be?

Do you sing all day long like a Northern Cardinal, or are you happier socializing like a goldfinch? Find out in Am I Like You?, the story of a mother and son discovering themselves on a nature walk! They happen upon different birds along the trail, each with their own unique personality traits and behaviors and consider which one they feel most like. This is a journey of self-discovery proving we may not have feathers, but we aren't so different from birds after all!

From renowned birding author, Laura Erickson and the Cornell Lab Publishing Group's very own President and author, Brian Scott Sockin, Am I Like You? is a wonderful new picture book empowering parents and children to explore the world of birds together. Readers are encouraged to go online to www.AmILikeYou.com to find out what bird they are most like (a scientific quiz developed with the Cornell Lab of Ornithology! Quiz: www.amilikyou.com

35% of the net proceeds from the sale of Am I Like You? goes directly to the Cornell Lab to support projects such as children's educational and community programs, as with all Cornell Lab Publishing Group books.

Author Bio

Brian Scott Sockin has authored seven books, including the C.A.R.E. Treasure of Children's Folklore. Brian has a B.A. in Psychology from Binghamton University and M.B.A. from the Wharton School of Business. Brian is president of the Cornell Lab Publishing Group, which has afforded him the rare opportunity to pair his passion for nature and writing with his business career. Brian has worked intimately with the Cornell Lab of Ornithology for many years on numerous education and publishing initiatives, including the wildbirdclub.com family website. Brian is a native of Upstate New York and now lives in Cary, NC, with his family.

Laura Erickson has been a scientist, teacher, writer, wildlife rehabilitator, blogger, public speaker, photographer, and science editor at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. She's written seven books about birds, including The Bird Watching Answer Book and the National Geographic Pocket Guide to Birds of North America. Laura is a National Outdoor Book Award winner, has been an editor of Bird Scope magazine and is a columnist and contributing editor for Birdwatching magazine. In 2014, she was awarded the presitigious Roger Tory Peterson Award by the American Birding Association for lifetime achievement in promoting the cause of birding. Laura also writes and produces a daily radio segment about birds. Laura lives in Duluth, MN.