Explore the wings and flying skills of birds, bats and insects, in incredible close-up.
Take to the skies with the creatures of the air. Find out about eagles, swans, ducks, hummingbirds, bats, hoverflies, beetles and butterflies in this colourful book for younger readers.
Animal Close-ups: Birds and Other Flying Reptiles is available to order from our co-publisher Oxford University Press. For details of how to contact them, please visit Publishing partners.
Barbara Taylor has previously written the Weird and Wonderful Series for children, which was also published in association with the Museum.
This series for children aged four to seven years makes a perfect introduction to the wonders of the natural world. They look at related groups of animals in spectacular photographs, and zoom right in on their fascinating details, to see in close-up how nature has designed them for living.
Visit the online shop to find all our books for kids. Fun and informative, our books are a great way to introduce kids to the natural world.
You can also buy other books, DVDs and lots of gifts inspired by the natural world.