Item description for Birds of Prey (Peterson Field Guides (R) for Young Naturalists) by Karen Stray Nolting, Roger Tory Peterson & Jonathan Latimer...
Overview Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and habitats of various birds of prey
This new series is designed with the beginner in mind. Featuring the original art of celebrated naturalist Roger Tory Peterson; incorporating the Peterson Identification System, the most effective method for bird identification; and using a straightforward design. This series makes field guides accessible and appealing to children. Roger Tory Peterson was the inventor of the modern field guide. Known as the father of modern bird watching, he has been called "the greatest conservationist who ever walked this planet" (ornithologist Chandler S. Robbins). More than anyone else in the twentieth century, his work as an artist, photographer, writer, editor, educator, and conservationist has increased environmental awareness and helped millions to understand and enjoy the natural world. For his work, Dr. Peterson received every major award in the field of conservation; twenty-three honorary degrees from major universities; and the United States' highest civilian award, the Presidential Medal o
Citations And Professional Reviews Birds of Prey (Peterson Field Guides (R) for Young Naturalists) by Karen Stray Nolting, Roger Tory Peterson & Jonathan Latimer has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Wilson Middle/Junior Hi Catalo - 01/01/2009 page 293
Booklist - 06/15/1999 page 1820
School Library Journal - 08/01/1999 page 174
Wilson Middle/Junior Hi Catalo - 01/01/2005 page 217
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.46" Width: 5.09" Height: 0.14" Weight: 0.25 lbs.
Release Date Jun 25, 2002
Publisher Houghton Mifflin
Grade Level Grade School
Series Peterson Field Guides
ISBN 0395922771 ISBN13 9780395922774 UPC 046442922777
Availability 0 units.
More About Karen Stray Nolting, Roger Tory Peterson & Jonathan Latimer
Specialists in the natural and physical sciences, Karen Stray Nolting and Jonathan Latimer have written more than twenty books together. They have written books for adults, as well as both novels and nonfiction for children.