Animals in Flight
Wings carry tiny insects, fluttering butterflies, and backyard birds, and they even once propelled some dinosaurs up and through the skies. Find out how, when, and why birds and beasts have taken to the air, and discover how wings work in this informative and brilliantly illustrated book about flight.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - JulieMagen - LibraryThing
This book is all about different kinds of birds throughout time. The main place that the information comes from is on the sides of the pages. There is actually a small amount written on each page, but ... Read full review
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