When Sleeping Birds Fly: 365 Amazing Facts About the Animal Kingdom

When Sleeping Birds Fly: 365 Amazing Facts About the Animal Kingdom

by Sally Meadows


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Prepare to be amazed, amused and awed!

What tiny creatures make their nest with their own bodies?

Which animals greet each other by sticking their fingers up each other's nose?

What insect lays her eggs on her mate's back, gluing them down so he doesn't lose them?

What animal shows a surprising talent for playing video games?

Find out the answer to these questions and much more in When Sleeping Birds Fly, an exciting collection of amazing facts about the animal kingdom, organized into topics such as:

Sneaky Tricks; Tiny Treasures; Disguises; Poop, Pee, and Gas Tales; When Danger Threatens; Innovation and Intelligence

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781988983028
Publisher: Siretona Creative
Publication date: 08/01/2018
Series: Amazing Animal Facts , #1
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Sally Meadows is an award-winning author, recording artist, and speaker from Saskatchewan, Canada. A former scientist, children's entertainer, and educator, Sally is passionate about sharing amazing science facts with curious readers of all ages. This is her third book.

Sally has worked with Nutrien Children's Festival of Saskatchewan; KidzFest; Children's Discovery Museum on the Saskatchewan; Saskatoon Exhibition; Let's Talk Science, University of Saskatchewan; College of Engineering Outreach Office, University of Saskatchewan; Sask and NB schools; Sask libraries.

Post-secondary degrees and research: University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK (BEd, 2004), University of Waterloo, Waterloo, On (MSc, 1987), Carleton University, Ottawa, On (BSc, 1984)

Table of Contents

Introduction 9

From Here To There 11

Helping Others 15

Just Like Us 17

Home, Sweet Home 21

Innovation and Intelligence 26

Music, Sweet Music 30

Communication and Emotions 33

Dating and Mating 37

Pregnancy and Birth 45

Babies 51

Meal Time 55

Nighty-Night 59

Body Parts 61

Amazing Senses 73

Poop, Pee, and Gas Tales 76

Sneaky Tricks 82

When Danger Threatens 85

Disguises 94

Deadly! 98

Tiny Treasures 103

Humungous! 105

Olympic Worthy 108

When It’s Cold Out 110

Odds and Ends 112

Questions 120

Answers 123

Author’s Note 125

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