From the Publisher
I first began creating games as a way to make learning more fun for my three young children. We made them up together, pairing favorite card games with different periods of art and history. I wrote a book to go with each game and my children acted as my editors. They made sure every fact in each book was interesting and easy to understand for readers of all ages.
We began publishing our games in 2000 and quickly received numerous awards for excellence. They are now sold in the world's major museums, as well as in fine gift, book, and toy stores. This year, we are proud to offer a range of games and other products that bring history, art and nature alive for the whole family. We hope you'll enjoy them.
- Wenda O'Reilly, Ph.D.
Birdcage Press has a new digital division!
At 5 Ravens our goal is to make exceptional iPad apps for learning.
Our first app is all about birds. Why birds? We love them! And did you know that bird-watching is the #1 pastime in America? It's bigger than baseball, football or any other recreational activity.
My Bird World features 24 North American birds, presented in a diverse collection of 4 different and delightful games. We have co-produced My Bird World with The Cornell Lab of Ornithology, a world leader in the study, appreciation, and conservation of birds.
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Who We Are
A group of five amazing women
We use the various skills of the five of us to
make learning more fun and engaging for
kids of all ages.
Wenda O'Reilly, Co-founder, has been creating award-winning educational games for 15 years as president and founder of Birdcage Press. She received her masters in education from Harvard University and her Ph.D. from Stanford. Her games have been featured in major museums throughout the world.
Maureen Kravitz, Vice President, has been leading the management of our sales, product inventory and everything related to contracts and finances for 12 years. Prior to Birdcage, Maureen was a nurse for 20 years, which is why she is also responsible for all our customer care.
Kathi Fox, Marketing Leader, is an executive level marketing professional with over 22 years of experience, all in high technology. Kathi spent over fourteen years at Apple, many of them as part of the education team and six years at Autodesk. She is particularly fond
Kim Coombs, Creative Director, has a BA in Graphic Design from The Academy of Art University. A lover of wildlife, nature, and delicious foods, Kim is proud to be the creative brain behind the Birdcage Press brand and its product design. She couldn't imagine a better place or group of talented ladies to work alongside.
Kelly Davis, Graphic Artist, is a recent graduate from the Academy of Art University with a BA in New Media. Her work with Birdcage Press has expanded her knowledge on everything from outer space to the Renaissance artists. A vital spark, Kelly brings mad design skills to the team, as well as yummy snacks to share.