About Parrots : A Guide for Children
Children's - Grade 1-2, Age 6-7
1 volume (unpaged)
Make Way For BooksFeatures many layers of information. The main text provides a general survey of the defining traits of parrots. The illustrations and captions provide additional details, such as the names of different types of parrots 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 SummaryPresents an introduction to parrots, describing their different types, what they eat, where they live, and how they protect themselves from predators.
In this appealing addition to the acclaimed About...series, educator and author Cathryn Sill uses simple, easy-to-understand language to teach children what parrots are, how they look, how they move, what they eat, and where they live. Illustrator John Sill introduces readers to a variety of parrots, from the colorful Blue Lorikeets of the Polynesian Islands to the Rosy-faced Lovebirds of southwestern Africa. An afterword provides details on the parrots featured and inspires readers to learn more.