National Wildlife Federation's World of Birds (Hardcover)
A Beginner's Guide
Black Dog & Leventhal, 9781579129699, 80pp.
Publication Date: June 3, 2014
About the Author
Kim Kurki has been fascinated by nature since childhood. Working as an artist for more than 30 years, she has focused on the natural world, including illustrations for The Old Farmer¹s Almanac and National Wildlife Federation¹s Your Big Backyard magazine. She lives in Penns Park, PA where she is lulled to sleep at night by hooting owls.
National Wildlife Federation is America's premier nonprofit conservation organization. Its mission statement is to protect wildlife for our children's future. As the largest grassroots conservation organization in the country, the NWF boasts more than 4 million supporters and 47 state affiliates. Their magazines include National Wildlife Magazine (adults); Ranger Rick (children ages 7-12); Ranger Rick Jr. (children ages 4-7); and Wild Baby Animals (toddlers).
Praise For National Wildlife Federation's World of Birds: A Beginner's Guide…
The Eurasian magpie is the only bird known to recognize itself in a mirror, the American robin eats an average of sixty-eight worms each day, and flamingos are pink because of the shrimp and algae they eat. Fascinating facts like these feather this almanac of over one hundred birds, offering hours of aviary education. Young ornithophilics will enjoy the accurate and friendly illustrations, engaging biological and cultural trivia, and immersive layout of each two page spread. Ages seven to twelve.