Wings

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Charlesbridge, Feb 1, 2008 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
3 Reviews
Take flight! Simple text explains the versatility of bird, insect, and mammal wings. Detailed paragraphs spotlight particular animals and discuss how the animals' wings help them to survive. Intricate, cut-paper illustrations capture the delicate beauty of each type of wing. Includes a glossary and additional resouces.
 

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User Review  - Madams21 - LibraryThing

I liked how this book had the unfamiliar words, or academic text, in bold. Like the word elytra, thermals, and paleontologists and had the definition of the word following it. One of the words, elytra ... Read full review

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I really enjoyed this book for a few reasons. First, the illustrations were fantastic. They were bright, colorful, and extremely detailed. Some of the pictures were labeled to identify the parts of ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
5
Section 2
6
Section 3
7
Section 4
8
Section 5
9
Section 6
10
Section 7
11
Section 8
12
Section 11
21
Section 12
22
Section 13
23
Section 14
24
Section 15
25
Section 16
28
Section 17
30
Section 18
31

Section 9
16
Section 10
20

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About the author (2008)

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.

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