"paddle perch climb"
March 2018, Dawn Publications
Informational Picture Book, ages 3-7
bECOME A bird detective!
From the long slender wading legs of a heron, to the powerful grasping feet of an owl, follow birds in their natural habitats as they use their feet to search for food. Discover clues along the way about where they live, how they move, and what they eat. Bright, bold illustrations and simple text invite children to guess what birds will be revealed on successive pages.
"Explore More" pages include fun foot facts, bird watching tips, teaching activities for parents and teachers, and more. A great introduction to birds, adaptations and habitats.
2018 Mom’s Choice Gold Award
2018 Greenbook Festival Runner-up
2018 Moonbeam Children’s Book Gold Award
Selected 2019 OUTSTANDING SCIENCE TRADE BOOK FOR STUDENTS K-12
by the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)
and Children’s Book Council (CBC)
“ENCOURGAGING BUDDING SCIENTISTS TO OBSERVE AND ENGAGE WITH NATURE”
“Children learn the many ways birds use their feet to find or catch food with vibrantly colored paper-collage illustrations. This book is sure to start many youngsters on the road to becoming avid bird-watchers.”
Edward C. (Ted) Beedy, PhD, ornithologist and author
of Birds of the Sierra Nevada: Their Natural History, Status, and Distribution
“The accurate details of this beautifully illustrated book make it a wonderful introduction to birds for children. I recommend it for all parents and teachers."
Julie Zickefoose, author of Baby Birds: An Artist
Looks Into The Nest
“Laurie Angus' pleasingly rambunctious characters hop, scratch, and hitch their way across the pages as children learn about the many ways birds make their living.”