Secrets of the Nest by Joan Dunning

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With its vivid color plates and detailed illustrations, Secrets of the Nest is an insightful look into the mysteries of birds' nesting habits. From the two-ton nest of an eagle to the tiny knot-like nest of a hummingbird, Dunning examines the diverse habitats and sizes of birds' nests. This is an inviting book that peeks inside a remarkable natural place and shows both the evolution of birds and the methods they use to nurture and protect their eggs.

About Joan Dunning

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Joan Dunning has written and illustrated several books for adults about natural history. This is her first book for children. Ms. Dunning resides in Arcata, California, with her family.
Published April 18, 1994 by Houghton Mifflin. 198 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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