Birds of Prey by Robin Kerrod, Kim Taylor
  

Synopsis

Birds of Prey by Robin Kerrod, Kim Taylor

From the soaring egale to the farm-yard owl, birds of prey are amongst the most powerful and agile predators on Earth. With their razor-sharp beaks and awe-inspiring wings, these creatures have captured the popular imagination. This illustrated comprehensive guide offers and insight into the world of birds of prey. This text provides insight into the bird's eyesight, how raptors hunt for prey and how some vultures ingeniously use tools for their quest for food. The book includes: five Focus spreads which take a closer look at one species of bird of prey or an aspect of their lives; Myth Boxes which explore legends and stories about birds of prey from many cultures and ages; and Did You Know? features which provide facts that will both amaze and amuse. This text, for eight to 12 year olds, is for home and school use.

About the Author

Robin Kerrod is an experienced children's writer whose main area of interest is science and natural history. He is the author of Fantastic Facts: Astronomy and Fantastic Facts: Weather for Southwater.

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Format

Paperback
64 pages
Interest Age: 8-12

Author

Robin Kerrod, Kim Taylor
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Publisher

Publication date

30th June 2002

ISBN

9781842156278


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