Winging It: A Beginner's Guide to Birds of the Southwest Hardcover – Nov 15 2004
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." . . informative and well-written book."
." . . a charming introduction that focuses on a very limited number of birds of the Southwest."
""Winging It" provides an informative introduction to the lives and habits of 42 southwestern birds, grouped by habitat. . . engaging and inspiring."
"If you have or know a young person interested in birds, this is the perfect book. It is a well-presented and beautifully illustrated introduction to Southwest birds."
"This is one of the neatest books of its kind that I've seen. It contains a plethora of illustrations, both drawings and photographs, and abundant scientific information about the birds of our region."
""Winging It" fills a relatively neglected bird guide niche, that is for the interested child reader. Yet, it is informative for any age. What a pleasure to find such a thoughtful, professional book geared to our local area."
"This lovely book describes 42 bird species found in the Southwest. The format includes photographs, graphics, a glossary on each bird, and fun narratives that teach where a bird lives, where it nests, and where and when it migrates. . . good bedtime reading."
"A young reader who finishes the book will acquire a basic introduction to bird biology. Appealing in layout, colorful in design, and printed on heavy paper, this book has a strong, glossy board binding that will stand up through years of wear. Attractively priced, it belongs in every Southwestern schoool and public library, and it makes a great gift for budding young birders."
""Winging It" provides an informative introduction to the lives and habits of 42 southwestern birds, grouped by habitat. . . . engaging and inspiring."
"Entire families and all ages with Southwest residence or affiliation will discover a treasure trove of detail in "Winging It: A Beginner's Guide To Birds Of The Southwest", an ideal guidebook, especially for the novice birdwatcher, to birds of the Southwest. . . Highly recomended."
"This unique, beautifully illustrated nature book for children and young adults features 42 birds of the Southwest. Each species is portayed in meticulous detail. . . . The whole book, with its thick, glossy pages, has been created with such loving care, it might well become a classic nature book for children."
"A kid-friendly beginner's book that will delight bird lovers of all ages. . . . The design of the book is pleasing and comprehensive, and includes striking, clear photographs, engaging drawings of birds, nests, eggs, and tracks, bird-related quotations, amusing stories of child-bird backyard encounters, and even a mini-glossary at each chapter's end."
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