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Sunday, March 23rd at 2 pm – Melissa Stewart and Sarah Brannen, “Feathers: Not Just for Flying"


** Please note the special 2pm start time for this event! ** 


You're invited to the Bookshop on Sunday, March 23rd at 2pm, when Melissa Stewart (author) and Sarah Brannen (illustrator) present "Feathers: Not Just for Flying." This nonfiction picture book is written for elementary age children and introduces young naturalists to sixteen birds and the many ways they use feathers - not just for flying. 

Melissa Stewart is the award-winning author of more than one hundred fifty science books for children. She holds degrees in biology and science journalism. She lives in Acton. 

Sarah S. Brannen is the author and illustrator of Uncle Bobby's Wedding and the illustrator of many children's books, most recently, The Very Beary Tooth Fairy. She lives in Metrowest Boston.
Event date: 
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Event address: 
65 Main Street
01742-2503 Concord
Feathers: Not Just for Flying Cover Image
By Melissa Stewart, Sarah S. Brannen (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781580894302
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Charlesbridge Publishing - February 25th, 2014

Young naturalists meet sixteen birds in this elegant introduction to the many uses of feathers. A concise main text highlights how feathers are not just for flying.

More curious readers are invited to explore informative sidebars, which underscore specific ways each bird uses its feathers for a variety of practical purposes.

A scrapbook design showcases life-size feather illustrations.