Weird Birds by Chris Earley
  

Synopsis

Weird Birds by Chris Earley

Some birds look bizarre. Some behave that way. In almost all cases, their appearance has an important function - in evolution or every day. This colourful book exposes more than 50 strange birds, preening, stretching, and showing their strange bodily adaptations. Weird Birds features: Beautiful photographs that show the birds in sharp, clear detail; Informative captions that provide fascinating details about the lives of these intriguing creatures. Available in hardback and paperback, the book will appeal to middle school students exploring topic ideas, younger students interested in wildlife and advanced readers who enjoy picture books.

Reviews

From the Andean Cock-of-the-Rock to the Secretary bird to Atlantic Puffins and Asian Paradise Flycatchers, Earley's birds and descriptions are highly amazing.--Lee Littlewood Lodi News-Sentinel (11/04/2014)

About the Author

Chris Earley is the interpretive biologist at the University of Guelph Arboretum. His kids' books that encourage youngsters to find and identify your own have been very popular. They include Caterpillars and Dragonflies.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
64 pages

Author

Chris Earley
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Publisher

Firefly Books Ltd

Publication date

27th November 2014

ISBN

9781770854413

Publisher Profile

Firefly Books Ltd is an imprint of Firefly Press Ltd

logo Firefly Press is a new children's and YA publisher based in Wales that publishes quality fiction for 5-19 years olds.

Publisher's Website

www.fireflypress.co.uk


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