National Geographic Kids Bird Guide of North America

The Best Birding Book for Kids From National Geographic's Bird Experts

Alderfer, Jonathan K.

Book - 2013
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
National Geographic Kids Bird Guide of North America
Featuring 100 species of birds from coast to coast this colorful guide helps kids identify and understand birds. The National Geographic Kids Bird Guide of North America will be both accessible and tons of fun. Fifty of the country's most popular birds will be laid out in stunning two-page spreads that will include information such as their range, the sounds they make, and the food they like to eat. Each profile will also include a cool or weird fun fact, and a feature called "A Closer Look," which digs deeper into once aspect of the bird's life (eating habits, birdsongs, etc.). Each profile will also display a fact box with the bird's scientific name, weight, length, and wingspan. Kids will also find tons of fun facts, bright and bold colors, full-color photographs, and layering of information that makes everything jump off the page. Birds will be organized by habitat, and habitat spreads will show where different birds live within each environment. The guide also explains all the basics that kids need to know about spotting birds. Features will include activities, such as how to build a birdhouse and how to build a birdfeeder, sidebars highlighting fascinating info, lists, range maps, and much more. Conservation information, a find out more section, glossary, and index will add ample back matter to round out this book.

Publisher: Washington, D.C. :, National Geographic,, [2013]
ISBN: 1426310951
Branch Call Number: j 598.097 A361a 2013
Characteristics: 176 pages :,color illustrations ;,24 cm
Additional Contributors: National Geographic Society (U.S.)


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A bird guide with photos, range maps and interesting facts about each species.

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