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Author Parker, Steve.
Title Peacocks, penguins, & other birds / by Steve Parker.
Pub Info Minneapolis, Minn. : Compass Point Books, 2006.
©2005
Rating
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 West Falmouth Children's Coll.  J 598 PAR     AVAILABLE
Descript 48 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Animal kingdom classification
Animal kingdom classification.
Note Accelerated Reader MG 6.3 1 1 101405
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 47) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Diverse and numerous -- Bird bodies -- Origins of birds -- Feathers and flight -- Beaks, feet, and claws -- Colors and camouflage -- Calls and songs -- Long-distance travelers -- Bird courtship -- Nests and eggs -- Bringing up baby birds -- Flightless birds -- Seabirds -- Waterbirds -- Great hunters -- Forest and woodland birds -- Grassland and desert birds -- Saving birds -- Animal classification -- Animal phyla -- Glossary -- Further resources -- Index.
Summary Introduces the reader to one of the most common groups of animals, from the large, flightless ostrich to the tuneful nightingale.
Subject Birds -- Juvenile literature.
Birds.
Alt Title Peacocks, penguins and other birds.
ISBN 9780756512514
9780756518417