By OLIVE THORNE MILLER
The kid's e-book of Birds combines lower than a unmarried hide the 1st and moment Books of Birds, initially released in 1899 and 1901 respectively and nonetheless well liked by youngsters out and in of faculty and with different newcomers within the learn of birds.
The booklet is meant to curiosity teens within the methods and conduct of birds and to stimulate them to additional research. It has grown out of my adventure in speaking to faculties. From the youngest kindergarten pupil to girls and boys of 16 and eighteen, i haven't didn't locate children intensely as long as i'd inform them approximately bow the birds live.
Some of the result of those talks that experience come to my wisdom were incredible and far-reaching, corresponding to that of 1 boy of 7 or 8, who persuaded the village boys round his summer time domestic to renounce taking eggs[vi] and killing birds, and watch them in its place, and who was once dubbed "Professor" via his keen fans. The influence has consistently been to make young children love and recognize the residing bird.
It has as a result looked as if it would me that what's wanted before everything isn't the technological know-how of ornithology,—however diluted,—but a few account of the existence and conduct, to arouse sympathy and curiosity within the dwelling chicken, neither as a aim nor as a manufacturer of eggs, yet as a fellow-creature whose acquaintance it'd be friendly to make.
Naturally i've got drawn alone observations for far of the problem contained during this booklet, yet those were supplemented through session of famous professionals within the a variety of fields of ornithology.
In each one poultry relatives handled of within the moment ebook i've got given bills of species to be present in the South and West in addition to within the jap States, and i've chosen the most typical or ordinary species of every relations. In instances the place it was once attainable, i've got selected species represented within the diverse sections of the rustic, not just as the kin characteristics are larger proven, yet since it is extra encouraging to a[vii] newbie to develop into conversant in birds he can see nearly at any place. while conversant in those, he'll manage to establish and research the rarer species.
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THE CHILDREN'S BOOK OF BIRDS by OLIVE THORNE MILLER