The Burgess Bird Book for Children
by Thornton W. Burgess Illustrated by Louis Agassiz Fuertes
Renowned naturalist and author of children's books on wildlife successfully blends information and entertainment in his book about birds, among them saucy Jenny Wren, Redwing the Blackbird, Melody the Wood Thrush, Spooky the Screech Owl, Creaker the Purple Grackle, Downy the Woodpecker, and other feathered friends. Thirty-two black-and-white illustrations. Learn all about birds' physical appearance, eating and nesting habits, migration patterns, songs, and calls.
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- Grades PreK - 7
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About the Author and Illustrator
Thornton W. Burgess Author and conservationist Thornton W. Burgess wrote thousands of animal stories for children, starting in 1910.
Louis Agassiz Fuertes
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