DescriptionThis beginner's guide offers a first glimpse into the natural world of insects.
In this addition to the acclaimed About... series, educator and author Cathryn Sill uses simple, easy-to-understand language to teach children what insects are, how they look, how they move, what they eat, and where they live. With beautifully detailed, realistic paintings, noted wildlife illustrator John Sill introduces readers to the wide variety of insects, from grasshoppers to the Monarch Butterfly. An afterword provides further details on the insects featured and inspires young readers to learn more.
Peachtree Publishing Company
March 01, 2003
8.3 X 9.8 X 0.2 inches | 0.45 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.
"In image and text the Sills succeed in conveying a great deal of information at a very basic reading level. Excellent classroom or pleasure reading for science and nature fans and for any beginning readers drawn to nonfiction."