I just got my Dec-Jan issue of Field & Stream and the Crow is in there. On page 48 there is an article called Young Blades. The Crow is one of 3 knives that they recommend giving to a young new knife owner.
This is the brief write up, there was also a picture:
AGES 11-13: Spyderco Byrd Crow
A short 2.8 inch blade is stout enough to cut through a squirrel, and the jimping at the base of the blade spline helps provide control. The fat g10 scales fit smaller hands well, and the handle design incorporates indentations deep enough to serve as a finger guard.