About Marine Mammals: A Guide for Children

Cathryn Sill (Author) John Sill (Illustrator)
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A thoughtful first glimpse into the world of marine mammals--from the small, playful sea otter to the gigantic blue whale.
With beautifully detailed illustrations, About Marine Mammals tells children what is essential for understanding and appreciating marine mammals. An afterword--which includes a glossary and recommended books and websites--provides further detail for children and their parents about a wide variety of marine mammals.
Former teacher Cathryn Sill and noted wildlife illustrator John Sill, use clear, informative text and illustrations to explain to children what marine mammals are, what they do, and how they live.

Product Details

Peachtree Publishing Company
Publish Date
August 01, 2016
10.1 X 0.6 X 8.6 inches | 0.9 pounds

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About the Author

Cathryn Sill, a graduate of Western Carolina University, was an elementary school teacher for thirty years. She lives in North Carolina.
John Sill holds a BS in wildlife biology from North Carolina State University. Combining his knowledge of wildlife and artistic skill, John has achieved an impressive reputation as a wildlife artist and received several awards. He lives in North Carolina.


"Dependable fare for budding naturalists."
"A solid nonfiction treat for budding naturalists."
"A lovely study of more than a dozen aquatic mammals, all captured in wildlife illustrator John Sill's handsome watercolors."
"This broad introduction to marine mammals covers major characteristics, using illustrations rendered in soft hues to captivate readers... A serviceable addition for young children interested in ocean wildlife."