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Backyard Birds (Peterson Field Guides

Young Naturalists)

Karen Stray Nolting, Roger Tory Peterson (Illustrator), Jonathan Latimer

Paperback

List Price: 6.99*
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Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (4/1/1999)

Description

THE bird book for kids! It's America’s best-selling field guide adapted for young birders. 

Backyard Birders, part of the Peterson Field Guides for Young Naturalists series, includes:
▪ The birds you are most likely to see in the backyards of North America
▪ The Peterson Identification System which uses life-like illustrations and provides the best method for bird identification
▪ Vibrant color photographs of birds in their natural habitats
▪ Easy-to-use design that helps beginners succeed and have fun

For more than 85 years, Peterson Field Guides have set the standard by which other field guides are measured. Comprehensive and authoritative, they are essential additions to any naturalist's bookshelf or backpack.
 

Mariner Books, 9780395922767, 48pp.

Publication Date: April 26, 1999



About the Author

ROGER TORY PETERSON, one of the world’s greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars.

Specialists in the natural and physical sciences, Karen Stray Nolting and Jonathan Latimer have written more than twenty books together. They have written books for adults, as well as both novels and nonfiction for children.