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Title:
National Geographic Kids bird guide of North America : the best birding book for kids from a National Geographic bird expert
ISBN:
9781426330742

9781426330735
Edition:
2nd ed.
Physical Description:
208 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 24 cm.
Contents:
Eastern backyard birds -- Western backyard birds -- City streets and parks -- Farms and fields -- Beach and bay -- Birds in peril -- Southern swamp and bayou -- River and marsh -- Prairie and plains -- Deserts -- Western mountains -- Rock star birds -- How to build a bird feeder -- How to make a birdbath -- How to build a bird nest -- How to draw a bird -- Glossary.
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Updated guide to birds in North America, for kids. --
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Summary

Summary

Fly into the world of birds in the most complete guide for kids to North America's birds, featuring range maps, cool facts, fun activities, and detailed descriptions and drawings by Jonathan Alderfer, one of the country's top avian experts and artists.

Kids can soar with peregrine falcons or hop with backyard sparrows or sing with robins in the pages of this engaging guide, perfectly leveled for kids just discovering these fascinating feathered friends. With beautiful photography and habitat snapshots, lots of the fun facts kids love, plus interactive birding activities and crafts, the newly updated and expanded guide is the perfect way to bring the fun and amazement of beautiful birds to junior birders. The guide features profiles of 50 of North America's most popular birds--including how and where they live and tips about how to spot, hear, and attract them--as well as mini-profiles of another 100 birds, for coverage of 150 bird species in all.


Author Notes

JONATHAN ALDERFER, artist and naturalist, is the resident birding expert at National Geographic. He is author and editor of numerous National Geographic birding books, including co-author of the top-selling Field Guide to the Birds of North America . He has served on the Maryland/District of Columbia Bird Records Committee and as associate editor of the American Birding Association's magazine Birding .