Scarecrow! by Valerie Littlewood

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A history of the scarecrow traces the scarecrow from its early appearance as the effigy of an ancient Greek god to today's ultramodern, glow-in-the-dark variety, and offers readers instructions for making their own scarecrows.
 

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Published January 1, 1992 by Julia McRae. 40 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Children's Books, Science & Math, Crafts, Hobbies & Home. Non-fiction

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A survey of devices (including real people) that have been used to scare away birds (and some other pests): The book's a little repetitious and miscellaneous and not very well organized, but does include a substantial array of interesting facts about ""homemade figures...used around the world to ...

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A survey of devices (including real people) that have been used to scare away birds (and some other pests): The book's a little repetitious and miscellaneous and not very well organized, but does include a substantial array of interesting facts about ``homemade figures...used around the world to ...

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