Books by Gilmore

BIG BIRDS by Denise Casey
by Denise Casey, photographed by Gilmore
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 1993

"Index. (Nonfiction. 6-10)"
Almost 40 species appear in this attractive overview of ``the world's biggest flying animals,'' which begins with a succinct look at the birds' varied conformations and habitats and the effects of large size on their adaptations and abilities- -since, paradoxically, flight requires both light weight and ``strong muscles, which can be quite heavy,'' each species represents some kind of evolutionary compromise. Read full book review >