Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Review: Feathers: Not Just For Flying by: Melissa Stewart

Title: Feathers: Not Just For Flying
Author: Melissa Stewart
Publisher: Charlesbridge
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback
Source: School Donated to Child


Young naturalists meet sixteen birds in this elegant introduction to the many uses of feathers. A concise main text highlights how feathers are not just for flying. More curious readers are invited to explore informative sidebars, which underscore specific ways each bird uses its feathers for a variety of practical purposes. A scrapbook design showcases life-size feather illustrations.

Alexis's Thoughts: 

I liked when the ducks have feathers to swim.  I also liked the illustrations.  I wasn't too happy with the beginning but overall liked the book.

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