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RSPB Nature Guide: Birds

Written by Catherine Brereton

Illustrated by Kate McLelland

Featured Books for 7+ readers Featured Books for 9+ readers General Non-Fiction The Natural World Reference Books Animals

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A beautifully illustrated information book to inspire a life-long interest in birds

Wherever we live, there are birds all around us and this beautifully illustrated book will enable readers to identify them and is also full of facts and information about the way our native birds live. It features 140 different birds, each one is illustrated in colour and alongside a paragraph of text are fact boxes with bullet point information on size, habitat, food and the bird’s song. It’s a good size to pop into a bag on a trip to the country or local park, or even to take out into the garden, but will make for many happy hours of browsing indoors too. Just the sort of book to inspire a life-long interest in birds. Congratulations too to Kate McLelland whose screen print illustrations of the birds are stunning.

Andrea Reece

RSPB Nature Guide: Birds Synopsis

Do you know that cormorants are expert fishers? They swim along the water and then quickly dive to catch their prey!

Or that great crested grebes fluff up their feathers and break out into a dance to attract their mates?

From the easy-to-spot, year-round tufted duck to the summer visitor and cackling fulmar, get ready to find out about 137 different birds. There are so many feathered friends to meet in this children's spotter's field guide, published in collaboration with the RSPB, the largest wildlife conservation charity in Europe.

You will learn where to find birds, what different bird habitats look like and which birds to look out for throughout different seasons. Including our favourite birds, such as the goldfinch, robin, blue tit, blackbird and even owl, as well as some less common visitors we might not know of, each page contains information boxes about each bird.

With beautiful illustrations by Kate McLelland throughout, this is the perfect contemporary pocket guide for young birdwatchers in-the-making and adult nature enthusiasts alike.

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ISBN: 9781526602817
Publication date: 02/04/2020
Publisher: Bloomsbury Childrens Books an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781526602817
Publication date: 2nd April 2020
Author: Catherine Brereton
Illustrator: Kate McLelland
Publisher: Bloomsbury Childrens Books an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 128 pages
Suitable for: 7+ readers, 9+ readers
Genres: General Non-Fiction, The Natural World, Reference Books, Animals

About Catherine Brereton

Catherine Brereton has written and edited more than 150 books for children on a wide range of topics from art and archaeology to robots and space. 

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