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Elvis Hornbill, international business bird

Steve Shepard

Elvis Hornbill, international business bird

by Steve Shepard

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Published by Holt in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Burkina Faso
    • Subjects:
    • Occupations -- Fiction.,
    • Hornbills -- Fiction.,
    • Fathers and sons -- Fiction.,
    • Burkina Faso -- Fiction.

    • About the Edition

      A Burkina Faso father pushes his adopted son, a hornbill, toward a musical career, even though the bird"s interest and talent lie in the field of finance.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby Steve Shepard.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ7.S54325 El 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[32] p. :
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1883232M
      ISBN 100805016171
      LC Control Number90044052
      OCLC/WorldCa22276735

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Hornbills are among the most charismatic, fascinating and awesome of birds, yet surprisingly little is known about them, dedicated studies are few, and they are incredibly elusive and hard to study.

The hornbills (Bucerotidae) are a family of bird found in tropical and subtropical Africa, Asia and have a long, down-curved bill which is often brightly colored and sometimes has a box-like thing on the upper mandible.

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