Animal Close-ups: Birds and Other Flying Animals

Barbara Taylor

Explore the wings and flying skills of birds, bats and insects, in incredible close-up.

978 0 199 10890 9
February 2002
210 x 210 mm
24 pp
Colour throughout
Oxford University Press in association with the Natural History Museum
4-7 year olds


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.

About the series

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.

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