What it's Like to be a Bird-9781526604125

What it's Like to be a Bird by Birkhead, Tim

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Author: Birkhead, Tim

Interest age: from c 7 years

Published on 19 August 2021 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC (Bloomsbury Childrens Books) in the United Kingdom.

Hardback | 48 pages
247 x 312 x 14 | 662g

'This beautiful book is one to treasure forever' David Walliams, comedian and children's authorWINNER of The Margaret Mallett Award for Children's Non-Fiction 2022Have you ever wondered what it would be like to fly? Or to live high in the tree tops? Or perhaps you've wondered what birds do when no one is looking? Birds have some of the most extraordinary - and peculiar - behaviours on the planet. Ravens love PLAYING games. In winter, they sledge down snow-covered rooftops on their bellies, getting faster and faster. Partridges are SNEAKY and know just how to trick hungry foxes. And honeyguides are HELPFUL. They help humans to find the sweetest treat in the forest - honey. These are just some of the incredible stories you'll read in this book. With fascinating factual detail and playful storytelling from ornithologist Tim Birkhead and vibrant, personality-filled illustrations from Cat Rayner, this book captures what it's really like to be a bird.