Spot the Bird by DK Publishing

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Perfect for getting children away from computer games and out into the open air to discover nature, this colorful, easy, and fun bird guide is ideal for beginning birders. Spot the Bird covers more than one hundred of the most common North American birds. Each page features one bird, along with a full-color photograph and clear, concise text to pick out the main identifying features. Colorful symbols let young naturalists know what the bird eats, where it lives, how many eggs it lays, and whether it will be seen alone or in flocks. To add fun to the challenge of spotting them, all the birds have stickers — when children spot the bird, they can add their sticker!

Key Features:

Full color, photographic images Includes more than one hundred common North American bird species A compact, portable format — easy for children to handle Four pages of one hundred stickers provide an additional challenge that will hold and reward a child's interest
 

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Dr. Mike Goldsmith has a Ph.D. in astrophysics and studies the philosophy of time and space. He is the head of acoustics at the United Kingdom's National Physical Laboratory. An author of more than twenty nonfiction books for children, he was nominated for the Aventis Prize for Science, Junior Section. Steve Parker works at Britain's Natural History Museum, is a Scientific Fellow of the Zoological Society and is author of "The Encyclopedia of Sharks, Scott has been an astronomer for more than 20 years. She has served as Curator of Astronomy and Head of observatory for the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, England. John Woodward is a senior policy analyst at RAND where he works on national security, intelligence, and technology policy issues. He is particularly interested in biometrics and surveillance technologies. He has testified about these technologies before Congress and the congressionally created Commission on Online Child Protection. Prior to joining RAND full-time in 2000, Mr. Woodward served as an Operations Officer for the Central Intelligence Agency for twelve years. His overseas assignments included tours in East Asia and East Africa. Mr. Woodward received his Juris Doctor degree magna cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C. He was a Thouron Scholar at the London School of Economics, University of London, where he received his M.S. in Economics. He received his B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He served as a law clerk to the Hon. Roderick R. McKelvie, a U.S. District Court Judge in Wilmington, Delaware.
 
Published April 16, 2012 by DK CHILDREN. 120 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books. Non-fiction

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