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All Ducks Are Birds: But, Not All Birds Are Ducks: 03/08/20

All Ducks Are Birds: But, Not All Birds Are Ducks

All Ducks Are Birds: But, Not All Birds Are Ducks by Tara Michele Zrinski is a children's picture book that introduces children to the ideas of categorizing while discussing different kinds of birds. The title is the start of an on going Socratic discussion of birds and the grouping of things.

Along with the dialog there are the author's illustrations of various kinds of birds. They are realistic and charming. They appear to be in a mixture of watercolor and color pencil. Possibly watercolor pencil.

I read the book in preparation for a summer art camp. For my camp, I could expand the discussion to all birds are dinosaurs but not all dinosaurs were birds.

While it's important to understand how to organize things, or how to think about organizing things, sometimes the next seemed too strict. The book at times reads more like a lecture than a child friendly introduction to logic.

Four stars

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