Birds of West Africa

By (author)Virgina Dike

Birds of Our Land is a child’s guide to West African birds with the aim of introducing children to some of the many fascinating birds that they may not be familiar with. It explains the basic features of birds and key things to note in observing them and is accompanied by beautiful paintings by illustrator Robin Gowen of 25 birds representing the major species in the region.


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Virginia Dike is a professor and head of the Department of Library and Information Science at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. She grew up in the United States and has a BA in History from Harvard University and an MA in Education and an MSc in Library Science, both from Columbia University. She is a founding member of The Children Centre Library at the University of Nigeria in Nsukka. She is an American by birth and Nigerian by marriage and has five children.

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