Featuring stunning photography, Mr. Blue invites children into the vibrant world of a Great Blue Heron. The story of Mr. Blue delights, engages, and educates children about his playful personality and natural habitat. Fishing in a pond, balancing on one leg, and playing hide-and-seek are just some of the activities Mr. Blue can do while spending the day at his pond. Join him on the banks of his pond as you explore the watery world of this amazing bird.
Priscilla Whitaker currently lives in Georgia, and loves nature and taking pictures of the world that surrounds her. For the past thirty years she has worked as a teacher, aide, and director for a children's daycare. She enjoys reading to children and especially using dialogic methods to help them delve deeper into a story. Priscilla has combined her love of storytelling and photography to produce her first book, Mr. Blue, a beautifully presented exploration of the daily life of a Great Blue Heron.
Children don't miss a thing. They always ask what is sticking up in the water when they see this picture.
What you see are sticks. Mr. Blue plays with sticks a lot!
This is good practice because eventually he will gather sticks to build a nest.