A Filth of Starlings

A Filth of Starlings

A Compilation of Bird and Aquatic Animal Group Names

By Patrick George; Patrick George (Illustrator)

Patrickgeorge, Paperback, 9780956255815, 48pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2011

Description
Nominated for the Kate Greenaway Award, this is an eye-poppingcompilation of animal group names with afresh, contemporary design approach
A school of whales, a flock of geese, a murder of crows: these are some of the animal group names we have grown up with. But have you heard of a congregation of crocodiles, aflamboyance of flamingos, or a smack of jellyfish? Then turn the pages of this book to discover a collection of lesser-known and sometimes more fanciful ones a fever of stingrays, a storytelling of ravens, a battery of barracudas, and more, illustrated with bold, punchy shapes and colorsthat are powerful to the eye and the mind.