From the Back Cover
-- that each flight feather has one million parts?
-- that birds from different areas have different "accents"?
-- how far, high, and fast birds fly?
-- that in winter, owls freeze and store their catch for future use?
-- which came first -- the chicken or the egg?
Birds is packed with amazing bird facts, legends, stories, and fun! Learn to make a quill pen, bird food and feeders, a gourd birdhouse, even a bird's nest.
About the Author
Rebecca Rupp has written more than a dozen books for children and adults, including Weather! and How Carrots Won the Trojan War. She holds a PhD in cell biology and biochemistry and has written hundreds of articles for magazines, including Country Journal, Early American Life, Mother Earth News, Natural History, and Utne Reader. She lives in Vermont.