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The Burgess Bird Book for Children (Dover Science Books)

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Parents, teachers, and young readers all over the world have enthusiastically welcomed the Dover reprints of Thornton Burgess's classic nature books, including the perennial bestseller, The Adventures of Peter Cottontail. In the present volume, the author's goal of introducing children to the fascinating subject of bird life is brilliantly realized in story fashion. While "interviewing" Slaty the Junco, Redwing the Blackbird, Melody the Wood Thrush, Spooky the Screech Owl, and dozens of other common birds, our guides, Peter Rabbit and saucy Jenny Wren — and, of course, the reader — learn about their physical appearances, eating and nesting habits, and songs and calls. Over eighty years after its first publication, the book remains noteworthy and valuable for its extraordinarily successful blend of information and entertainment.

Synopsis:

Learn all about birds'- Physical appearance- Eating and nesting habits- Migration patterns- Songs and calls

Synopsis:

Renowned naturalist and author of children's books on wildlife successfully blends information and entertainment in his book about birds, among them saucy Jenny Wren, Redwing the Blackbird, Melody the Wood Thrush, Spooky the Screech Owl, Creaker the Purple Grackle, Downy the Woodpecker, and other feathered friends. 32 black-and-white illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486428406
ill.:
Fuertes, Louis Agassiz
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Illustrator:
Fuertes, Louis Agassiz
Author:
Burgess, Thornton W.
Location:
Mineola, N.Y.
Subject:
Animals - Birds
Subject:
Birds
Subject:
Nature - General
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Nature / Guide Books
Subject:
Birds & Birdwatching - General
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-Birds
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Children's Classics
Series Volume:
Bd. 4
Publication Date:
20030431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 4 to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
32
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.66 lb
Age Level:
09-12

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"Synopsis" by , Learn all about birds'- Physical appearance- Eating and nesting habits- Migration patterns- Songs and calls
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Renowned naturalist and author of children's books on wildlife successfully blends information and entertainment in his book about birds, among them saucy Jenny Wren, Redwing the Blackbird, Melody the Wood Thrush, Spooky the Screech Owl, Creaker the Purple Grackle, Downy the Woodpecker, and other feathered friends. 32 black-and-white illustrations.
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