A DOG'S BOOK OF BIRDS by Peter Parnall

A DOG'S BOOK OF BIRDS

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KIRKUS REVIEW

A spiffy repeat performance from Parnall, who illustrated Elizabeth Grfffen's A Dog's Book of Bugs back in 1967 and whose unkempt, no-breed dog is as frisky, inquisitive, and engagingly scruffy as ever. Like the bugs, the birds he investigates are far more specifically identifiable, and along with the crisp, smart pictures Parnall tosses in bits of information--eagles build huge nests, the tiny Elf Owl lives in the desert, the Red-wing Blackbird makes her home in the reeds; but this is even less a bird book than its predecessor was a bug book. Just another larkish entertainment then, with some amusing interaction between the specimens and their canine observer.

Pub Date: Oct. 4th, 1977
Publisher: Scribners