Synopses & Reviews
Humans have long regarded owls with a mixture of fear and fascination. Since most owls are nocturnal, and many live in remote habitats, they were not well studied until the past two decades. Packed with accurate information, this book covers owl classification and history, habitat and life cycle. Watercolor and colored pencil illustrations.
"A very attractive offering, intriguing to read and well designed for research."
"A very attractive offering, intriguing to read and well designed for research." Booklist, ALA
"Clean book design, with large type, lots of white space, and plenty of softly realistic pictures make this both informative and attractive, a good choice for owl-lovers and report-writers alike." The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
"This is a balanced, entertaining, and informative selection. The second half of the book is a pictorial glossary of owls that highlights each of the 21 species that live on this continent; it includes good range maps, specific behavioral and physical facts, and calls. The attractive drawings, clean format, and generous size contribute to this appealing treat for nature fans." School Library Journal
Everything you ever wanted to know about owls on the North American continent. Features the twenty-one species of owls and all their vital statistics. Includes a detailed, illustrated glossary with maps showing residence and breeding ranges.