Why Do Birds Have Feathers? And Other Questions About Evolution and Classification by Pat Jacobs


Why Do Birds Have Feathers? And Other Questions About Evolution and Classification by Pat Jacobs

Why do Birds have Feathers? looks at the features that make birds so unique. It describes how birds evolved from small dinosaurs, and looks at how feathers and flight developed. Bird senses, behaviour, habitats and flightless birds all also feature. An original science series which explores the key characteristics that divide the main animal and plant groups, and looks at how these characteristics have evolved over time. The information is supported by examples that highlight the quirky and amazing qualities of the natural world, as well as revealing the dazzling variety within each group.


Clear layout, exciting photographs and drawings, and a wealth of information presented in a logical way. School Librarian

About the Author

Pat Jacobs has written more than 50 non-fiction, reference and activity books for children on subjects ranging from dinosaurs to the future of space exploration. She has lived in Paris and Germany, and has translated several children's books from German into English. Pat has two grown-up children and lives with her husband in rural Suffolk.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 9


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Publication date

28th July 2016



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