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Alex the Parrot: Bird with a Big Brain

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4 out of 5
Based on 365 Ratings and 103 Reviews

Book Description
In 1977, graduate student Irene Pepperberg walked into a pet store and bought a year-old African grey parrot. Because she was going to study him, she decided to call him Alex--short for Avian Learning EXperiment. At that time, most scientists thought that the bigger the brain, the smarter the creature; they studied great apes and dolphins. African greys, with their walnut-sized "birdbrains," were ... More
Book Information
PublisherGrosset & Dunlap
BindingPaperback
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages48
ISBN-100448452642
ISBN-13978-0448452647
Publication Date01/07/2010
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About Stephanie Spinner (Author) : Stephanie Spinner is a published adapter and an author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Stephanie Spinner include Damosel: In Which the Lady of the Lake Rend... more
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About Bob Kayganich (Illustrator) : Bob Kayganich is a published illustrator of children's books. A published credit of Bob Kayganich is Alex the Parrot: Bird with a Big Brain (All Aboard Reading).
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