About Raptors : A Guide for Children
Children's - Grade 1-2, Age 6-7
44 p. ;
Make Way For BooksFeatures many layers of information. The main text provides a general survey of the defining traits of raptors. The illustrations and captions provide additional details, such as the names of different types of raptors. At the book's conclusion, each illustration is presented in a smaller format with a very detailed paragraph of explanation. As a result, the book provides options that will keep readers coming back to it for a few years.
Publisher SummaryEducator and author Cathryn Sill uses simple, easy-to-understand language to teach children what the birds called raptors are, how they look, how they move, what they eat, and where they live. Illustrator John Sill introduces readers to many varieties of raptors, from the majestic Bald Eagle of North America to the sharp-eyed Secretary Bird of Africa. An afterword provides details on the raptors featured and inspires young readers to learn more about these birds of prey.