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March 2018, Dawn Publications
ISBN#  9781584696148
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 search for food. Discover clues along the way about how they move, where they live, and what they eat. Bright, bold illustrations and simple text invite children to guess what birds will be revealed on successive pages. "Explore More" sections include learning activities for parents and teachers. 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”

 

REVIEWS

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Kirkus Review
“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.”