Meet the colorful parrot! Introduce elementary kids to these amazing birds and their lives in the wild. Parrots have beauty and brains. Some can even talk! With more than 300 kinds around the world, these birds come in all shapes, sizes, and colors. Readers explore different habitats of parrots, their colorful feathers, what sounds they make, and much more with STEM-appropriate text and gorgeous photography. An end folk tale from Asia shares why some parrots can copy what people say. A great nonfiction resource for student reports, animal units, and life science lessons. Includes table of contents, index, same-page definitions, and further resources.