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Welcome to the World of Eagles

by Diane Swanson

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list price: $7.95
edition:Paperback
published: 2011
ISBN:9781551107066
publisher: Whitecap Books
imprint: Walrus
Description

Flying far is what eagles love to do! In fact, some fly all the way from Mexico to the Arctic . In these pages award-winning author Diane Swanson straps on her feathers to find many amazing facts, including:

  • See-through eyelids protect eagles' eyes.
  • Eagles can kill prey four times heavier than themselves,
  • One bald eagle nest weighed as much as a minivan.

About the series: Each book in the Welcome to the World of Series introduces children to wildlife through color photographs, lively description and amazing facts.

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Diane Swanson specializes in nature writing for children. She is the author of many books, including Safari Beneath the Sea, which won the Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Non-Fiction for Children. She lives in Victoria, British Columbia.

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Diane Swanson

Diane Swanson is an award-winning writer of more than 70 books for children, especially nature and science. Originally from Alberta, she now resides in Victoria, British Columbia. She writes a bug column for YES magazine and is buggy about bugs.
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