Thunder Birds Nature's Flying Predators
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Description: Includes six spectacular gatefolds! Acclaimed naturalist and illustrator Jim Arnosky helps birds and imaginations take glorious flight in this breathtaking nonfiction picture book with six giant gatefolds. Arnosky will draw out kids' inner explorer as he explains why there are no feathers on a vulture's head, which bird is the deep-diving champ, what makes an owls's wings perfectly silent in flight, and much more. Readers can use this gorgeously illustrated book to bring the wilderness right into their rooms-or as a guide on their next expedition. Key Selling Points: Well-known author/illustrator much loved by booksellers, teachers, and librarians Six giant gatefolds Jim's previous books in this series,Slitherand CrawlandWild Tracks, have both received starred reviews. Praise forSlitherand Crawl: 2009 Parents' Choice List of Recommended Titles "Arnosky's painterly eye and personal observations match handsomely in this face-to-face experience...outstanding acrylics." -School Library Journal(Starred Review) Praise forWild Tracks!: 2009 ALA Notable Named to 2008 School Library Journal's Best Books of the Year List 2008 ASPCA Henry Bergh Children's Book Award *This is a splendid example of Arnosky's skill at making natural history come alive for young readers." -Kirkus(starred review) About the Author: JIM ARNOSKYis the author/illustrator of more than 100 books for young readers, and received the first lifetime achievement award for Excellence in Science Illustration from the American Association for the Advancement of Science and theWashington Post/Children's Book Guild Award for nonfiction. Many of his books have been chosen as ALA Notable Books, including Christopher Award-winnerDrawing from Nature, and he has collected many starred reviews, including two for our own Wild Tracks. Jim lives inVERMONT, but travels all over the U.S. for school and library visits. Visit jimarnosky.com to learn more.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
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Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Co., Inc.
Publication date: 4/5/2011
Size: 9.25" wide x 11.75" long x 0.50" tall