Wings carry tiny insects, fluttering butterflies, backyard birds, and they even propelled some dinosaurs up and through the skies. Find out how, when, and why birds and beasts have taken to the air, and discover how wings work in this informative and brilliantly illustrated book about flight.
About the Author
Robin Page lives in Boulder, Colorado, with her husband and collaborator, Steve Jenkins, and their three children. Along with writing and illustrating children’s books, Steve and Robin run a graphic design studio.
Steve Jenkins has written and illustrated many nonfiction picture books for young readers, including the Caldecott Honor-winning What Do You Do with a Tail Like This? His books have been called stunning, eye-popping, inventive, gorgeous, masterful, extraordinary, playful, irresistible, compelling, engaging, accessible, glorious, and informative. He lives in Boulder, Colorado with his wife and frequent collaborator, Robin Page.
"Jenkins's trademark illustrations, watercolor cut-paper collage, are perfect for this exploration of wings." —School Library Journal School Library Journal
"An attractive, informative choice for sharing with kids almost ready to read on their own." —Booklist Booklist, ALA
"A gallery of interesting tidbits." —The Bulletin Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books