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Beaks! [Paperback]

By III Sneed B. Collard (Author) & Robin Brickman (Illustrator)
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Simple text describes various bird beaks and how birds use them to eat, hunt, and gather food.

Publishers Description
How can a toucan fly with such a large, cumbersome beak? A toucan's beak is actually light as a feather due to its honeycomb construction. And not only is it beautiful, but it's an extremely useful tool in foraging for food. Find out more fascinating facts in this remarkably illustrated study of bird beaks. Learn about several different birds, their habitats, and how their beaks are uniquely styled to help them survive. Outstanding 3-D cut-paper illustrations by Robin Brickman create amazingly realistic tableaus of birds in their natural environments with their beaks in action. Back matter includes a comprehensive quiz, a bibliography, and a list of related Web sites.

Citations And Professional Reviews
Beaks! by III Sneed B. Collard & Robin Brickman has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
  • Kirkus Review - Children - 07/01/2002 page 951
  • Booklist - 08/01/2002 page 1966
  • School Library Journal - 08/01/2002 page 174
  • Hornbook Guide to Children - 07/01/2002 page 142
  • Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/2003 page 23
  • Hornbook Guide to Children - 01/01/2003 page 142
  • School Library Journal - 07/22/2002
  • Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/2006 page 275
  • Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/2010 page 409

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Item Specifications...

Studio: Charlesbridge Publishing
Pages   32
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 10.98" Width: 8.46" Height: 0.17"
Weight:   0.4 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Jul 1, 2002
Publisher   Charlesbridge Publishing
Age  4-8
ISBN  1570913889  
ISBN13  9781570913884  

Availability  59 units.
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More About III Sneed B. Collard & Robin Brickman

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Sneed B. Collard III has been a biologist and a computer scientist. He's put his knowledge and experience to use by writing more than thirty children's books, including MANY BIOMES, ONE EARTH, BEAKS, and TEETH. He began writing after graduating with honors in marine biology from the University of California at Berkeley. After earning his master s in scientific instrumentation at the University of California at Santa Barbara, he continued to hone his craft while serving as a computer consultant for biologists. He lives in Missoula, Montana."

Sneed B. Collard currently resides in Missoula, in the state of Montana.

Sneed B. Collard has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Discover America State by State (Hardcover)
  2. Slate Stephens Mysteries

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Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > Children > Ages 9-12 > General
2Books > Subjects > Children > Animals > Birds > Nonfiction

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