This first look at robins follows a full year of growth and change: how the birds develop inside their egg during the spring, how they mature from chicks into fledglings in the summer, how they learn to fly in the fall, and how they leave for warmer climes in winteronly to return when spring comes around again.
1995 Best Childrens Science Books (BL)
Characteristics of birds, examples of diversity within the bird world, and bird growth and development are topics well covered in this simple introduction to the field. While the illustration style may cause older readers to think of Dick and Jane, the double-page spreads of bird's feathers and nests will intrigue their young partners. There's just enough information here so that young readers will feel informed, but not necessarily ready to join the Audubon Society. Part of the "Let's Read and Find Out Science" series.