The ultimate kids' bird book, Mini Encyclopedia Birds is small enough to slot into school bags, making this a fantastic resource for school projects and homework at key stage 2.
This compact, comprehensive children's encyclopedia uses clear, bulleted facts and incredible info panels to explain everything from building nests to migration and feeding habits. Every topic is supported by photographs, realistic artwork and detailed diagrams, and colour-coded sections make navigation through the topics easy and quick.
Chapters and topic examples of Mini Encyclopedia Birds:
- What is a bird? Extinct birds, Beaks and Flight
- How birds live: Bird senses, Bird songs and sounds and Why birds migrate
- Bird habitats: Mountains and forests, Sea birds and Island birds
- Perching birds: Finches and relatives, Wrens and Starlings
- Birds of prey and owls: Harriers and harrier hawks, Buzzards and kites, Falcons and caracaras
- Waders and water birds: Penguins, Albatrosses and Swans
- Game and ground birds: Partridges and relatives, Pheasants and relatives and Turkeys and grouse
- Woodland and forest birds: Woodpeckers, Swifts and Kingfishers
- People and birds: Farm birds, Pet birds and Feeding birds
Amazing facts for kids to learn include:
- Dinosaurs probably used feathers for display for millions of years, before some evolved into birds and used them for flying.
- Pied wagtails are often mistaken for young magpies, but they can be distinguished by their bouncing tails.
- A European bee-eater eats about 200 bees a day. Its summer diet is mainly bumblebees, and in winter it eats honeybees and dragonflies!
Series: Mini Encyclopedia
For Ages: 8 - 11 years old
For Grades: 3 - 6
Number Of Pages: 384
Published: 1st January 2015
Publisher: Miles Kelly Publishing Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 16.5 x 12.8
Weight (kg): 0.3