Become a bird expert with this guide book from National Geographic Kids! Featuring full-color photographs of 100 bird species, with fun facts about their habitats, locations, what they like to eat and so much more. Includes fun crafts and activities to interact with the birds around you, plus the book is divided into sections by location, making it easier for you to find your regions most common birds. Includes a glossary, index, and a section of websites for further reading and research.
Featuring 100 species of birds from coast to coast this colorful guide helps kids identify and understand birds. The National Geographic Kids Bird Guide of North America will be both accessible and tons of fun. Fifty of the country's most popular birds will be laid out in stunning two-page spreads that will include information such as their range, the sounds they make, and the food they like to eat. Each profile will also include a cool or weird fun fact, and a feature called "A Closer Look," which digs deeper into once aspect of the bird's life (eating habits, birdsongs, etc.). Each profile will also display a fact box with the bird's scientific name, weight, length, and wingspan.
Kids will also find tons of fun facts, bright and bold colors, full-color photographs, and layering of information that makes everything jump off the page. Birds will be organized by habitat, and habitat spreads will show where different birds live within each environment. The guide also explains all the basics that kids need to know about spotting birds. Features will include activities, such as how to build a birdhouse and how to build a birdfeeder, sidebars highlighting fascinating info, lists, range maps, and much more. Conservation information, a find out more section, glossary, and index will add ample back matter to round out this book.
JONATHAN ALDERFER, artist and editor, has contributed extensively to several editions of the National Geographic Field Guide to Birds of North America and co-edited the fifth edition. He has served on the Maryland/District of Columbia Bird Records Committee and as associate editor of the American Birding Association's magazine Birding. The author lives in Washington, D.C. Area.
Selected as a 2014 Outstanding Science Trade Book for Students K-12 by the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and the Childrens Book Council
"A fun, colorful introduction to 112 species for kids ages 8 and up." --BirdWatching Magazine