Book of Flight: 10 Record-Breaking Animals with Wings (Hardcover)
A stunning world-records book of animal flight, by the author-and-illustrator team behind the bestselling Book of Bones!
Meet ten fascinating flyers through a series of superlatives – and guess who's who while learning about airborne animals. From the fastest (white-throated needletail) to the most acrobatic (flying fox bat), and from the best glider (colugo) to the best backward flyer (hummingbird), each master of flight is cleverly depicted in a blueprint-inspired diagram, accompanied by playful, informative text. The stunning page-turn reveal features a full-color illustration and an explanation of what makes each animal's way of flying so special.
About the Author
Gabrielle Balkan is a writer and editor living in Brooklyn, New York. Her books include the acclaimed Book of Bones and The 50 States atlas series.
Sam Brewster is an award-winning freelance illustrator, photographer, and filmmaker based in London. This is his third children's book.
"This cool, oversized picture book gives readers clues about unique flying creatures then asks readers to guess the bird using the clues and the illustration."—Imagination Soup
"16 Of the Best Coffee Table Books of 2019. Perfect for young readers, The Book of Flight offers a glimpse into the wonders of the animal kingdom, complete with full-colour illustrations that catch and keep every toddler's attention. It's sure to be a hit with grown-ups too, especially those with an appetite for trivia and fun facts to share by the office water cooler."—Bookriot