A Beach for the Birds

By Bruce McMillan
(Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, Library Binding, 9780395640500, 40pp.)

Publication Date: April 1993

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Bruce McMillan's photoessay examines the coexistence of humans and the Least Tern, a shore bird that has almost become extinct.

About the Author

Bruce McMillan has written and illustrated more children's books set in Iceland than any other United States author. Going Fishing is his sixth to be set there, and his forty-third overall. He often summers in Iceland, though he lives in Shapleigh, Maine. Bruce holds a B.S. in biology from the University of Maine and has received numerous awards and honors for his children's books.

Praise For A Beach for the Birds

"Specific, admirably detailed, lucid, well-organized, inspiring: natural history at its best." Kirkus Reviews with Pointers

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