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Publisher Comments:

This new series is designed with the beginner in mind. Featuring the original art of celebrated naturalist Roger Tory Peterson; incorporating the Peterson Identification System, the most effective method for bird identification; and using a straightforward design. This series makes field guides accessible and appealing to children. Roger Tory Peterson was the inventor of the modern field guide. Known as the father of modern bird watching, he has been called "the greatest conservationist who ever walked this planet" (ornithologist Chandler S. Robbins). More than anyone else in the twentieth century, his work as an artist, photographer, writer, editor, educator, and conservationist has increased environmental awareness and helped millions to understand and enjoy the natural world. For his work, Dr. Peterson received every major award in the field of conservation; twenty-three honorary degrees from major universities; and the United States' highest civilian award, the Presidential Medal o

Synopsis:

Detailed descriptions help readers to better understand individual birds' behavior and unique characteristics. Focused selections feature the birds they are most likely to see in North America. Full-color illustrations and photos.

About the Author

Roger Tory Peterson, one of the world's greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars. These editions include updated material by Michael O'Brien, Paul Lehman, Bill Thompson III, Michael DiGiorgio, Larry Rosche, and Jeffrey A. Gordon.
Specialists in the natural and physical sciences, Karen Stray Nolting and Jonathan Latimer have written more than twenty books together. They have written books for adults, as well as both novels and nonfiction for children.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780395922798
Foreword:
Peterson, Roger Tory
Author:
Nolting, Karen Stray
Illustrator:
Peterson, Roger Tory
Author:
Latimer, Jonathan
Author:
Latimer, Jonathan P.
Author:
Peterson, Roger Tory
Author:
Peterson, Virginia Marie
Publisher:
HMH Books for Young Readers
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
Juvenile literature
Subject:
Animals - Birds
Subject:
Birds
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Nature / Guide Books
Subject:
Birds -- Juvenile literature.
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper, Picture
Series:
Peterson Field Guides for Young Naturalists (Paperback)
Publication Date:
April 1999
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 4 up to 6
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5 x 0.13 in 1.25 lb
Age Level:
08-12

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"Synopsis" by , Detailed descriptions help readers to better understand individual birds' behavior and unique characteristics. Focused selections feature the birds they are most likely to see in North America. Full-color illustrations and photos.
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