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My Book of Birds by Geraldo Valerio download in ePub, pdf, iPad

Its few shortcomings are seen through my eyes rather than through those of the intended audience. Personally I really like the artistic style, colourful collages, in which the birds are depicted with the exception being the hirundines which are not to my taste. My overall feelings about this book are very positive, and I have found it useful in stimulating interest and subsequent conversations with my son, who is four.

Includes an introduction, glossary, index and sources for further information. From majestic golden eagles and snowy owls to brilliant red crossbills and puffins to the tiniest of hummingbirds, My Book of Birds covers them all.

House Martins do not nest in houses, Great Black-backed Gulls do not have yellow legs, and Blackcaps do not, so far as I am aware, cache seeds. Adults who enjoy art of this style will also enjoy leafing through, as I did, and some of the facts most of which are correct may well be new even to an adult reader.

Includes an introduction

This book ticks many boxes. As with all art though, the style will appeal to some and not others.

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