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Thunder Birds: Nature's Flying Predators

By: Jim Arnosky (Author)

32 pages, colour illustrations

Sterling

Hardback | Apr 2011 | #194167 | ISBN-13: 9781402756610
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NHBS Price: £9.99 $13/€12 approx

About this book

Acclaimed naturalist and illustrator Jim Arnosky helps birds and imaginations take glorious flight in this breathtaking nonfiction picture book with six giant gatefolds.

Arnosky will draw out kids' inner explorer as he explains why there are no feathers on a vulture's head, which bird is the deep-diving champ, what makes an owls's wings perfectly silent in flight, and much more.

Please note: has also been published as part of the bundle Jim Arnosky's Wild World.


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Biography

Jim Arnosky is the author/illustrator of more than 100 books for young readers, and received the first lifetime achievement award for Excellence in Science Illustration from the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Washington Post/Children's Book Guild Award for nonfiction. Many of his books have been chosen as ALA Notable Books, including Christopher Award-winner Drawing from Nature, and he has collected many starred reviews. Jim lives in Vermont, but travels all over the US for school and library visits.

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