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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
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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.
Authors: Alderfer, Jonathan K.
Title: National Geographic kids bird guide of North America
the best birding book for kids from National Geographic's bird experts
Publisher: Washington, D.C. :, National Geographic,, [2013]
Characteristics: 176 pages :,color illustrations ;,24 cm
Statement of Responsibility: by Jonathan Alderfer
Contents: Eastern backyard birds
Western backyard birds
City streets and parks
Farms and fields
Beach and bay
Southern swamp and bayou
River and marsh
Prairie and plains
Deserts
Western mountains
Rock star birds
Additional Contributors: National Geographic Society (U.S.)
ISBN: 9781426310942
1426310943
9781426310959
1426310951
Branch Call Number: j 598.097 A361a 2013
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: Birds North America Identification Juvenile literature
Topical Term: Birds
LCCN: 2012028615
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