It’s summer in the garden and a pair of blackbirds are hard at work! In this orange-level book, readers can watch as a female blackbird builds a nest from mud and grass, while her mate defends their territory. Readers will discover how hard the parents work to feed their hungry chicks. And they will learn how the brave father bird defends his family against a pet cat on the hunt for baby birds. Stunning up-close photos chart the chicks’ development from eggs to fledglings and will gain these popular birds a whole army of new fans.