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School Library Journal
Gr 2-4--Because of their brief texts and beautiful color photographs on every other page, these small-sized introductions to four different birds will attract browsers and casual readers. Not intended to be inclusive, they provide an overview and introduction to the life-cycles and habitats of their featured subjects. The texts are pared down, with no wasted words--except for the Latin names, which are of questionable value to this age group. Important concepts are printed in bold, followed by a definition, and then repeated in a glossary, with pronunciation guides, and the index. Although brief, Pelican does include a funny, well-known verse: ``A wonderful bird is the Pelican,/ His bill will hold more than his belican''. Each book includes a page with information about the effects of pollution upon the birds' habitats. Four books that will be helpful for young readers' assignments.--Frances E. Millhouser, Reston Regional Library, VA
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780822530220
  • Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 9/28/1998
  • Series: Early Bird Nature Bks.
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 48
  • Sales rank: 1,482,745
  • Age range: 7 - 9 Years
  • Lexile: 630L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 7.60 (w) x 8.70 (h) x 0.40 (d)

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