Urban Roosts by Barbara Bash
Where Birds Nest in the City

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On window ledges and underneath bridges, on statues and inside streetlights, birds such as barn owls, finches, pigeons and crows make their homes right in the heart of the city. Through watercolour illustrations the author-artist attempts to capture this hidden world.

About Barbara Bash

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Barbara Bash, author-illustrator of six award-winning titles for Sierra Club Books for Children, has worked for many years as a calligrapher, illustrator, and teacher of book arts and botanical drawing. She lives in upstate New York.
Published September 1, 1992 by Perfection Learning. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Science & Math, Action & Adventure.

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The author of two other beautifully illustrated nature books--including Desert Giant (1989)--surveys the surprising variety of birds that, "as their natural habitats have been destroyed," have adapted to city living: sparrows and finches that find crevices suitable for nesting in traffic lights, ...

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