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Author Bulion, Leslie, 1958- author.
Title Superlative birds / written by Leslie Bulion ; illustrated by Robert Meganck.
Pub Info Atlanta : Peachtree Publishers, [2019]
book jacket
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Edition First edition.
Descript 55 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Audience Age 8-12.
Grade 4 to 6.
Summary "Nineteen poems in a variety of verse forms with accompanying science notes introduce readers to a wide variety of unusual birds."-- Provided by publisher.
Ever wonder which bird has the loudest voice? Which one builds the biggest nest or has the most feathers? Let award-winning science poet Leslie Bulion introduce you to the best and the brightest--and smelliest!--denizens of the bird world. You won't need your binoculars to observe the superlative characteristics of these avian wonders. A science glossary, notes on poetry forms, and resources for further exploration of the extraordinary world of birds are included at the back of the book. Witty drawings by Robert Meganck add another layer of fun to this humorous and informative gallery of the most acocmplished birds on Earth.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Superlative birds -- Less than a penny -- A billion queleas -- The flying leap -- Walk on water -- The wanderer -- Bird hunter -- Arctic terns in the world 'round -- Crayfish for supper -- The ghastly pantry -- Iridescent eggs -- Timberdoodle blues -- Calling contest -- Barn owl papa -- Turkey vulture -- What's in a hoatzin? -- Pick me! -- Scrubfowl parenting -- The great communicator -- For the birds.
Subject Birds -- Miscellanea -- Juvenile literature.
Birds -- Miscellanea.
Birds -- Poetry.
Genre Poetry.
Add Author Meganck, Robert, illustrator.
ISBN 9781561459513
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