National Wildlife Federation's World of Birds: A Beginner's Guide (Hardcover)
"National Wildlife Federation's World of Birds" introduces kids ages 7 through 12 to more than 120 different species of birds in their native environments, with detailed illustrations and exciting, memorable information from Kim Kurki and the experts at the National Wildlife Federation.
From the National Wildlife Federation, publishers of "Ranger Rick," the popular nature magazine for kids, comes this exciting, dynamic, and wonderfully illustrated guide for young naturalists.
"National Wildlife Federation's World of Birds" is arranged by habitat and identifies more than 100 birds. Kim Kurki's engaging and highly accurate illustrations give kids a true and close-up appreciation of each bird species, such as its size, shape, color, and markings, as well as its habitat, call, and behavior. Kids will learn to recognize the birds by their individual characteristics, such as the male cardinal's distinctive crest, the kestrel's helicopter hover, and the goldfinch's enchanting song. You ll also discover what makes each bird amazing, including which is the fastest flier, which lays the biggest egg, and which spends years of its life in the water, never touching land.
The excellent illustrations, nontechnical language, and fascinating facts throughout make this an ideal guide for beginner bird-watchers?of any age
About the Author
Kim Kurki has been fascinated by nature since childhood. Working as an artist for more than 30 years, she has focused on the natural world, including illustrations for "The Old Farmer s Almanac" and National Wildlife Federation s "Your Big Backyard" magazine. She lives in Penns Park, PA where she is lulled to sleep at night by hooting owls. National Wildlife Federation is America's premier nonprofit conservation organization. Its mission statement is to protect wildlife for our children's future. As the largest grassroots conservation organization in the country, the NWF boasts more than 4 million supporters and 47 state affiliates. Their magazines include "National Wildlife Magazine" (adults); "Ranger Rick" (children ages 7-12); "Ranger Rick Jr." (children ages 4-7); and "Wild Baby Animals" (toddlers)."