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“B is for Bufflehead”: a MUST book for your young future bird lovers

By Gary Bogue
Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 at 7:33 am in Book Review.


“B is for bufflehead,” photos and text by Steve Hutchcraft of Alamo, CA.

Available at bookstores in October, 2009; ISBN 978-0-9824925-0-5; LCCN: 2009905001; Hardcover; 8.5 x 8.5 inches; 80 full color pages; suggested retail price, $19.95; published by PhotoHutch, P.O. Box 482, Alamo, CA 94507; 925-324-5510;

This book will send your children on many fun-filled flights through their ABC’s with a flock of fascinating feathered friends.


One of the things that separates this fun-filled children’s book from others is the use of beautiful color photographs taken by the author. See everything from yellow-bellied sapsuckers, to blue-footed boobies, to loons, cuckoos and lots of other interesting birds.

The eye-catching and humorous photographs are also combined with information to entertain and educate inquisitive young minds about the wonderful world of birds.

There is even a “More About the birds” section that parents can read with their kids to help everyone learn detailed information about each bird species.

You can find out more about “B is for Bufflehead,” plus take a peek at some of Steve Hutchcraft’s other great photographs at

You should definitely add this book to your youngster’s (hopefully) ever-growing library. And don’t be surprised if you end up liking it as much as your child (or even more!) /Gary

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