RUTH A. MUSGRAVE, B.S. Education, is an award-winning children’s author, animal science expert, and writer for National Geographic Little Kids magazine and the National Geographic Little Kids Look & Learn book series, including Look Up, Peek-a-boo, Big Cats, Look Outside, In My Garden, Birds, Pets, and Let’s Make Music. Musgrave shares her fascination with animals with students of all ages by teaching, writing, and developing curriculum. She lives in Oregon.
"Vibrant close-up photographs bring readers directly into the world of birds in this introductory informational book...An ideal version of a child’s first connections to the natural world."—School Library Journal
"Bright colors and beautiful, crisp photos instantly catch the eye in this introduction to birds. Each spread highlights a common avian physical feature (feathers, wings, beak) or behavior (flying, chirping, eating) through a combination of simple text (frequently with onomatopoeia), striking illustrations, and a playful tone."—Booklist