Cooper’s Cuties

Meet Dexter Budgerigar Bennett!

Dexter lives in Dublin, Ireland with Caroline.

He loves his little plastic budgie toys and throwing them around. And he loves playing with his buddy Whisper.

Dexter loves millet, in moderation, and spinach. He loves to chat, and has about 30 words.

You can see more photos (and videos) of Dexter (and Whisper) on his facebook page, here.

Cooper’s Book Report

This month’s book is The Blue Parakeet, by Margaret Gould.

The Blue Parakeet is short and sweet. And like the previous sentence, it is told in rhyme. Jingle lives with a family who loves him on Happy Times Street. Yet he wishes he could join the birds who fly outdoors. One day the window is left open and Jingle flies away. Jingle loves soaring with his new friends Picky and Pecky, but does not want to eat bugs and eventually grows tired of roaming. At the end of the day he returns home to his people, who are waiting for him at the door with his favorite treat.

This was a very cute, little (9 pages) book. Cooper loved the colorful illustrations (by Lorraine L. Arthur). She was glad that Jingle found his way home and did not have to eat bugs. Gross.