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Strange nests by Ann Shepard Stevens

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Published by Millbrook Press in Brookfield, Conn .
Written in English


  • Birds -- Nests -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Birds -- Nests.

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Examines the nests and nest building habits of eleven birds common to the continental United States, as well as unusual nests that have been built when normal nesting materials were in short supply.

Edition Notes

StatementAnn Shepard Stevens ; illustrated by Jennifer Owings Dewey.
GenreJuvenile literature.
ContributionsDewey, Jennifer, ill.
LC ClassificationsQL675 .S74 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination31 p. :
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL345560M
ISBN 100761304134
LC Control Number98004582

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(Bodhi - 4 stars) The main idea of this book is that two birds are looking for a nest. I liked it because they had to look and look for a nest and they found one eventually, and it was funny. (Saskia - 5 stars) Mr. Bird sang a song and he was so happy because he loved his house/5(). A warm, funny and acutely perceptive debut novel about four adult siblings and the fate of the shared inheritance that has shaped their choices and their lives. Every family has its problems. But even among the most troubled, the Plumb family stands out as spectacularly dysfunctional/5(K).   The book is several volumes pages (single spaced!) of strange, fantastical adventure stories, accompanied by over illustrations of . The nests are, by turn, miraculously intricate, strikingly simple, sinister, strange, or sweet, but all are a testament to the resourcefulness of creatures who lack complex tools but have nonetheless evolved some of the most sophisticated, diverse architecture of any organisms on the planet.

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