Birds by Belinda Gallagher
  

Birds

Written by Belinda Gallagher
Illustrated by
Part of the Mini Encyclopedia Series

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Synopsis

Birds by Belinda Gallagher

100 Facts Birds book for kids is bursting with exactly 100 mind-blowing facts, awesome images and fun activities to help children aged 6-10 years learn everything they need to know about our feathered friends. - Beautiful photographs of birds feeding, with babies and in flight.- Diagrams showing the stages of chick development inside the egg.- Short quizzes throughout to allow your child to test what they've learned so far. Synopsis - Product details 100 Facts Birds book for kids covers key bird facts in straightforward numbered paragraphs. Every page features detailed illustrations and photographs that bring the text to life for kids aged 6-10 years. Topics covered in 100 Facts Birds: - The purpose of making a nest and laying eggs.- Features that help birds to catch prey.- Why birds stay in numbers and migrate to warmer climates. 'I don't believe it' fascinating facts: - Water birds called great crested grebes perform a courtship dance together. During the dance they offer each other gifts, beakfuls of water weed!- Migrating birds can use landmarks, the position of the Sun when it sets and even Earth's magnetic field to help them to navigate.- The lammergeyer vulture drops bones onto rocks to smash them. It then eats the soft marrow and even splinters of bone. Activities to make learning accessible and interactive: - Quiz question: How many types of bird are there?- Make a bird feeder using nuts, seeds and fat. - Quiz question: Why do penguins have a layer of fat underneath their skin?

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
48 pages

Author

Belinda Gallagher
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Publisher

Miles Kelly Publishing Ltd

Publication date

31st May 2014

ISBN

9781782095859


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