Hummingbirds

Hummingbirds

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by Diane Swanson
     
 

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The world of hummingbirds is a world of tiny wings. A hummingbird's wings can beat more than forty times each second, making it easier to hear the wings than to see them. These birds are champion acrobats. They can fly backward and even hover like a helicopter. See more details below

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The world of hummingbirds is a world of tiny wings. A hummingbird's wings can beat more than forty times each second, making it easier to hear the wings than to see them. These birds are champion acrobats. They can fly backward and even hover like a helicopter.

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This book from the "Welcome to the World of Animals" series explores the world of hummingbirds. Chapter one, "World of Difference," explains the many names hummingbirds have in various languages, as well as the sheer variety within the hummingbird community. Chapter two, "Where in the World," describes the many different places and climates that hummingbirds inhabit and migrate to and from. Chapter three, "World Full of Food," explains how much hummingbirds need to eat and how they acquire food from flowers, trees, and insects. Chapter four, "World in Motion," describes the amazing flying techniques of hummingbirds. Chapter five, "World of Words," explains how hummingbirds communicate through both flying and song. Chapter six, "World of Nests," describes the nests that hummingbirds build and how they lay and care for eggs. Chapter seven, "New World," describes the birth and early life of hummingbird chicks. Numerous photographs, a glossary, and various facts sprinkled throughout the book make this a lively and entertaining way for children to learn about frogs and toads. 2004, Gareth Stevens, Ages 7 to 10.
—Amie Rose Rotruck

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781552853184
Publisher:
Whitecap Books, Limited
Publication date:
01/01/2010
Series:
Welcome to the World of Series
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
913,769
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.10(d)
Age Range:
4 - 7 Years

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