An Egg is Quiet by Dianna Hutts Aston, Sylvia Long

By Dianna Hutts Aston, Sylvia Long

Award-winning artist Sylvia lengthy has teamed with up-and-coming writer Dianna Aston to create this beautiful and informative advent to eggs. From tiny hummingbird eggs to large ostrich eggs, oval ladybug eggs to tubular dogfish eggs, gooey frog eggs to fossilized dinosaur eggs, it magnificently captures the tremendous number of eggs and celebrates their good looks and wonder.

The evocative textual content is bound to motivate vigorous questions and observations. but whereas poetic in voice and chic in layout, the e-book introduces little ones to greater than 60 different types of eggs and a fascinating array of egg evidence. Even the endpapers brim with info. a young and interesting consultant that's both at domestic being learn to a toddler on a parent's lap as in a lecture room studying circle. Plus, this is often the fastened structure model, which appears to be like nearly just like the print variation.

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62–63 SOMERSET LEVELS REGENT’S PARK LANGPORT, SOMERSET LONDON [SE] Head for Swell Wood in the West Sedgemoor RSPB reserve to see not only nesting herons but also dainty little egrets; look down to see primroses and other early flowers. 54–55 Reed warblers, mistle thrushes, and pied wagtails chatter in the trees in spring, while around 20 herons can be seen nesting by the boating lake. 54–55 BLACKTOFT SANDS NORTHWARD HILL HUMBERSIDE [N] HOO, KENT [SE] Set off early – not only are there water birds to be seen, but the dawn chorus here is rightly famous: reed and sedge warblers, reed buntings, and bearded tits all greet the new day.

172–173). [W] The hills of the Lake District have provided habitat for rare fell herds for around 2,000 years. These stocky ponies are predominantly black, with full manes and tails, and “feathering” on the legs. [N] APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC 10/11/08 16:22:10 14/11/08 17:06:45 46 FEBRUAR FEBRUA RY THE HEART OF BROADLAND T HE NORFOLK BROADS ARE JUSTLY FAMOUS both for the beauty of their landscape, with their intricate system of waterways graced by sailing boats, motor cruisers, and windmills, and their abundant wildlife.

You need to apply for permits to access the better, northern half of the reserve; otherwise take binoculars to the causeway. [M] SEP OCT NOV DEC 13/11/08 16:22:03 14/11/08 11:55:04 40 FEBRUARY Y WINTER STARLING ROOSTS S OME WILDLIFE EXPERIENCES ARE SO EXTRAORDINARY that they defy comprehension. A broad swathe of wild flowers may dazzle the eye, or the leap of a migrating salmon make your heart skip a beat, but you can understand why or how these things arise. The aerial ballet of starlings going to roost is of a quite different order.

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