Human beings seem to be fascinated with flight from the day they're born. Every child looks up in the sky when he hears a plane and will watch intently as a bird makes its way from one tree to the next. This delightful book introduces children to the science of animal flight. The mechanics are explained with marvelous photographs that clearly illustrate the principles involved. It's written for Grades 3-6 and will certainly bring a new appreciation of the wonders of nature to your family.
Rainbo Electronic Reviews published this review in our April, 2008 issue.
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