Flying High

Flying High

Discover the Poetry in British Birds


This unique guide to British birds is a colourful cocktail of entertaining poems, solid science and fabulous photos. A richly illustrated laughter-and-learning experience for children (and a rib-tickling read for grown-ups).

Author: Anneliese Emmans Dean
Publisher: Brambleby Books
Year of Publication: 1 May 2017
Format and Pages: Paperback, 136pp
ISBN: 978-1908241504
Retail Price: £9.99
Our Discount Price: £8.00

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Reviews and readers' comments

Flying High! brings together poetry, science and great pictures in an engaging mix. I’m a scientist, and Anneliese’s descriptions of bird biology (their life-cycles, behaviour, ecology and so on) are spot on. But what makes the book different are the poems. I loved them. They made me chuckle, even laugh out loud, with pleasure. They capture the essence of each bird quite brilliantly. I wish I could have read them to my own children when they were young. But children of all ages will enjoy them today, and if you do, you will never look at a Long-tailed Tit, a Herring Gull or a Dipper in quite the same way again.


Professor Sir John Lawton CBE FRS


Vice President of RSPB


 

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