7 edition of Birds in the bushes found in the catalog.
Relates the life of the ornithologist whose finest work took place in her back yard and whose final hope was that others would share her love of nature study.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 62-63) and index.
|Statement||by Julie Dunlap ; illustrations by Ralph L. Ramstad.|
|Series||A Carolrhoda creative minds book|
|Contributions||Ramstad, Ralph L., 1919- ill.|
|LC Classifications||QL31.N5 D85 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||63 p. :|
|Number of Pages||63|
|LC Control Number||95025001|
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