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FEATHERS FOR LUNCH by Lois Ehlert

FEATHERS FOR LUNCH

By Lois Ehlert (Author) , Lois Ehlert (Illustrator)

Pub Date: Sept. 1st, 1990
ISBN: 0-15-230550-5
Publisher: Harcourt

Using the glorious color and bold technique she employed so successfully in Eating the Alphabet (1989), Ehlert depicts ten familiar birds, providing drama in the form of a hungry (but belled) cat whose quest (unsuccessful except for the tokens mentioned in the title) is briefly described in verse. Though stylized, the life-size representations of the birds should serve well for identification, as will the colorful, labeled flora that also appear. Verbal approximations of birdsongs are included; illustrated notes on food, range, habitat, and song are appended. Unusual, useful, attractive, and fun.