Birds of Our Land (Paperback)

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Birds of Our Land (Paperback)

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Birds of Our Landis a child's guide to West African birds with the aim of introducing children to some of the many fascinating birds that they may not be familiar with. It explains the basic features of birds and key things to note in observing them and is accompanied by beautiful paintings by illustrator Robin Gowen of 25 birds representing the major species in the region.
Through its rich, poetic descriptions, Birds of Our Land offers children a gateway to the natural world by introducing them to the basics of bird watching. This book also includes activities relating to birds and a guide for teachers and parents. It is more than a great read. Birds of Our Land is the perfect tool for parents and educators encouraging children to spend more time outdoors exploring the world of nature and giving them an appreciation of the beauty and interdependence of all forms of life.
VirginiaDike is a professor and head of the Department of Library and InformationScience at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. She grew up in the United States and has a BA in History from HarvardUniversity and an MA in Education and an MSc in Library Science, both fromColumbia University. She is a founding member of The Children Centre Library atthe University of Nigeria in Nsukka. Sheis an American by birth and Nigerian by marriage and has five children.
Product Details ISBN: 9781913175436
ISBN-10: 191317543X
Publisher: Cassava Republic Press
Publication Date: October 25th, 2022
Pages: 36
Language: English