by Stephen Savage


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Could you tell the difference between a swallow and a sparrow? Would you recognize a swallow's song? Do you know what its nest looks like? With this book, young readers can follow the swallow's life cycle, from the hatching of a chick to finding a mate. Look inside to discover the exciting world of the swallow, from a European barn to the South African savannah, and explore some of the different habitats that are the swallow's home. Find out about the threats facing swallows today and what can be done to protect them. This work includes an animal map, locator map, life cycle summary, and "unusual fact" boxes.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781404245761
Publisher: Rosen Publishing Group, Incorporated, The
Publication date: 09/28/2008
Series: Animal Neighbors Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)
Age Range: 7 - 9 Years

About the Author

Stephen Savage is the illustrator of the New York Times bestselling picture book Polar Bear Night, also named a New York Times Best Illustrated children's book. He is also the creator of Where's Walrus?, which was the recipient of three starred reviews. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife and daughter.

Table of Contents

Meet the Swallow     4
The Swallow Family     6
Birth and Growing Up     8
Habitat     14
Food and Hunting     18
Finding a Mate     22
Threats     24
Swallow Life Cycle     28
Swallow Clues     29
Glossary     30
Finding Out More and Web Sites     31
Index     32

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