Feathers: Not Just for Flying (Hardcover)

Not Just for Flying

By Melissa Stewart, Sarah S. Brannen (Illustrator)

Charlesbridge Publishing, 9781580894302, 32pp.

Publication Date: February 25, 2014

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Description

Young naturalists meet sixteen birds in this elegant introduction to the many uses of feathers. A concise main text highlights how feathers are not just for flying. More curious readers are invited to explore informative sidebars, which underscore specific ways each bird uses its feathers for a variety of practical purposes. A scrapbook design showcases life-size feather illustrations.



About the Author

Melissa Stewart is the award-winning author of more than one hundred fifty science books for children. She holds degrees in biology and science journalism. Recent books include No Monkeys, No Chocolate; Under the Snow Tree (Peachtree, 2009); and the A Place for series (Peachtree). She lives in Acton, Massachusetts.
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