Take a Backyard Bird Walk

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Teaches children to learn through observation the unique characteristics of birds—what species they belong to, where they nest, what they eat, how and why they migrate, how they adapt and survive, and their habitat requirements.

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Teaches children to learn through observation the unique characteristics of birds—what species they belong to, where they nest, what they eat, how and why they migrate, how they adapt and survive, and their habitat requirements.

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"Ideal for prompting a quick field trip or for giving as a gift."  —The National Science Teachers Association

"The melt for the adhesive that keeps kids glued to their TVs and video games."  —Kenn Kaufman, author, Focus Guide to Birds of North America

"A warm and inviting book that will appeal to all ages, from children to grandchildren."  —Donald and Lillian Stokes, authors, Stokes Field Guide to Birds

"Perfect for introducing young readers to the natural world."  —Jeff Corwin, Wildlife Biologist and Emmy-winning Executive Producer and Host of Animal Planets popular TV series, The Jeff Corwin Experience

"A stellar example of multi-gengre juvenile Nonfiction."  —Dr. Lynne R. Dorfman, Co-Director, The Pennsylvania Writing and Literature Project

From The Critics
Take A Backyard Bird Walk teaches kids how to stop, look and listen when they venture outside to find birds and observe them in the natural settings. A wealth of ornithological information and practical tips is tailored to young readers in a lively and illustrated text that includes bird facts, birdwatching stories, and birdwatching related activities. Highly recommended for ages 8 and older, Take A Backyard Bird Walk is an ideal "how to" and "what to" guide for young aspiring birdwatchers.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780970975409
  • Publisher: Stillwater Publishing
  • Publication date: 6/28/2005
  • Series: Take a Walk series
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 518,952
  • Age range: 9 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Jane Kirkland is a naturalist and photographer whose work has been featured on National Public Radio and Animal Planet TV, and in such magazines as Family Circle, Green Teacher, Parenting, and Parents. She is the author of Take a City Nature Walk, Take a Tree Walk, and Take a Walk with Butterflies and Dragonflies. She lives in Downingtown, Pennsylvania.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 2, 2009

    Nature is right next to us

    This book helps you become aware of the variety of birds living with us - if we take just a moment to stop to see them as individual birds.

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