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Thunder birds : nature's flying predators

Author: Jim Arnosky
Publisher: New York : Sterling Childrens Books, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author describes and identifies winged predators, and explains why there are no feathers on a vulture's head, which bird is the deep-diving champ, and what makes an owl's wings perfectly silent in flight, in a text with fold-out pages.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Arnosky
ISBN: 9781402756610 1402756615
OCLC Number: 637035546
Notes: Gift of Kappa Delta Pi, Alpha Delta Omega Chapter International Honor Society in Education.
Target Audience: Elementary Grade.
Description: 32 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm.
Contents: Life-size eagles, hawks, and falcons --
Eagles, hawks, and falcons --
Life-size owls --
Owls --
Vultures --
Life-size herons and egrets --
Herons and egrets --
Life-size pelicans --
Pelicans --
Loons, cormorants, and gannets --
Nature's flying predators.
Responsibility: Jim Arnosky.

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Suitable for children aged 6 years old and up, this title explains why there are no feathers on a vulture's head, which bird is the deep-diving champ, what makes an owl's wings perfectly silent in  Read more...

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*"From the powerful osprey on the jacket with its outstretched wing and glittering eyes, through eagles and owls, herons and vultures, and loons and pelicans, Arnosky's painterly eye and literary Read more...

 
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