Adventures With A Pack of Hens, A Peck of Pigeons, Cantankerous Crows, Fierce Falcons, Hip Hop Parrots, Baby Hummingbirds, and One Murderously Big Living Dinosaur

Large Print - 2010
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Beloved author Sy Montgomery explores the essence of the otherworldly creatures we see every day. By way of her adventure with seven birds - wild, tame, exotic and common - she teaches us that birds are far stranger, more wondrous, and at the same time more like us than we might have dared to imagine. And despite birds' and humans' disparate evolutionary paths, we share emotional and intellectual abilities that allow us to communicate and even form deep bonds. Book jacket.
Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, c2010.
ISBN: 9781410431226
Characteristics: 493 p. (large print) ; 23 cm.


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Jul 08, 2012

A series of essays on birds. I learned a great deal about a great many birds from chickens to hummingbirds to pigeons to a bird I never knew existed, the Cassowary.
If you are at all interested in birds you will enjoy and learn from this book.

Aug 25, 2010

Already being a fan of Sy Montgomery, I waited enthusiastically for this book to be published, and I was not disappointed. Informative, poignant, fascinating, beautifully written. A must read for bird lovers.


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