A rich beginning zoology resource, this book presents natural-history quality illustrations and information for the vertebrate class of bird. A great complement to classification work, this volume covers the unique characteristics, food, habitat, locomotion, self-defense, life cycle, and importance of birds.
One simple sentence or phrase faces each lovely illustration: "Birds have feathers." The afterword explains more about the image using more complex language: "Baby birds hatch from eggs." Paperback, 38 pages. Ages 3 - 5.