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How the birds changed their feathers

by Joanna Troughton

  • 373 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Blackie, Bedrick/Blackie in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indians of South America -- Folklore.,
  • Arawak Indians -- Folklore.,
  • Birds -- Folklore.,
  • Indians of South America -- Folklore.

  • Edition Notes

    A retelling of a South American Indian tale of how birds, all of which used to be white, came to have different colors.

    Statementretold and illustrated by Joanna Troughton.
    SeriesFolk-tales of the world, Folk tales of the world (New York, N.Y.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF2230.1.F6 T76 1986
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[33] p. :
    Number of Pages33
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2708674M
    ISBN 100872260801
    LC Control Number86001251

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    Feathers also protect birds from UV light. Secondly, feathers allow for flight. Scientists believe that flight evolved in birds as a result of their possessing basic feathers and that this added selective pressure to the evolution of feathers making them larger, stronger and refining their structure. Thirdly, feathers control what a bird looks. Feathers are the characteristic feature of birds, with birds being defined as feathered vertebrate animals. Birds evolved from reptiles, and there is evidence that dinosaurs had feathers (Zelenitsky et al., ) and that the ontogeny of their feathers resembled that of modern birds (Xu et al., ).

    Birds of a Feather is the second book in the Maisie Dobbs series by British-born American author, Jacqueline Winspear. Now in a new office in Fitzroy Square with Billy Beale as her permanent assistant, Maisie Dobbs is still under the generous.   How The Birds Changed Their Feathers was commended for the Kate Greenaway Medal for children's book illustration. Posted by Joanna Troughton at No comments: Post a Comment. Newer Post Older Post Home. Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Follow @joannatroughton. Facebook : Joanna Troughton.


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How the Birds Changed Their Feathers, a tale told by the Arawak people of Guyana, tells how the birds (who were once entirely white) became brightly colored.

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This book has always been one of my favourites, so I was very upset to learn that the publisher had lost the artwork during an office : Joanna Troughton. Other groups of birds go about the molt differently. Ducks, geese and some other water birds go through a rapid “synchronous molt." They change their feathers quickly in a.

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5 middle]. Birds, by Kevin Henkes and illustrated by Laura Dronzek () Picture Book, 32 pages Birds encourages pre-readers to explore colors, shapes, sounds, and sizes of birds. It also nudges younger ones to use their imaginations, whether its to visualize the birds in the clouds or lines they would leave if their tail feathers left flight patterns.4/5.

Bird Feather Facts. When out walking in the countryside, or even in the town, you’ll often see discarded bird feathers lying on the ground. Although they’re easy to overlook, these amazing structures are worthy of closer investigation.

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