About Penguins : A Guide for Children
Children's - Kindergarten, Age 5-6
1 volume (unpaged)
Make Way For BooksFeatures many layers of information. The main text provides a general survey of the defining traits of penguins. The illustrations and captions provide additional details, such as the names of different types of penguins and their habitats. 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 SummaryDescribes the behaviors and habitats of penguins.
Educator and author Cathryn Sill uses simple, easy-to-understand language to teach children what penguins are, how they look, how they move, what they eat, and where they live. Illustrator John Sill introduces readers to a variety of penguins, from the Adelie to the Rockhopper to the Emperor. An afterword provides details on the animals featured and inspires young readers to learn more.Cathryn Sill, a former elementary school teacher, is the author of the acclaimed AboutÃ‰ and About Habitats series. With her husband John and brother-in-law Ben Sill, she coauthored three popular bird-guide parodies, including A Field Guide to Little-Known and Seldom-Seen Birds of North America. John Sill is a prize-winning and widely published wildlife artist who illustrates both the AboutÃ‰ and About Habitats series and illustrated and coauthored the Field Guides and Beyond Birdwatching. A native of North Carolina, he holds a B.S. in wildlife biology from North Carolina State University