Join Mercer Mayer's classic and beloved character, Little Critter (R), in this My First I Can Read storybook! Little Critter discovers a lost baby bird in his backyard, and he and his family all pitch in to take care of it until it can fly on its own. Little Critter's love and patience is rewarded when he gets a special springtime surprise. I Can Read Books are designed to encourage a love of reading. Little Critter: Just a Baby Bird is a My First I Can Read book, and with basic language, word repetition, and great illustrations, it's perfect for shared reading with a child.