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Bird (DK Eyewitness Books Series)

Bird (DK Eyewitness Books Series)

by David Burnie

Hardcover

$16.99
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Overview

Discover the fascinating world of birds—their natural history, behavior, and secret lives. Be an eyewitness to the breathtaking moment when a chick hatches from its egg, the growth of young birds in their nest, and how birds camouflage themselves, fly, hunt, and feed. See inside a nest of baby blue tits during their first few days of life, find out why wings are different shapes and sizes, discover which are the world’s biggest, smallest, fastest, and slowest birds, and much, much more! 
 
The most trusted nonfiction series on the market, Eyewitness Books provide an in-depth, comprehensive look at their subjects with a unique integration of words and pictures.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780756637682
Publisher: DK
Publication date: 05/05/2008
Series: DK Eyewitness
Pages: 72
Sales rank: 205,319
Product dimensions: 8.75(w) x 11.31(h) x 0.48(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

David Burnie is a zoology graduate and fellow of the Zoological Society of London. Having started out as a nature-preserve ranger and biologist, he has since forged a successful career as a writer and consultant specializing in wildlife and plants. He has written and contributed to more than 140 books and multimedia titles on nature and the environment, including DK's Animal and Natural History encyclopedias. He was shortlisted for the Royal Society's Aventis Prize in 2005.

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