About Habitats: MountainsAuthor Cathryn Sill Illustrated by John Sill ISBN 9781561454693 Binding Trade Cloth Publisher Peachtree Publishers Publication Date February 19, 2009 Size 253 x 215 mm
Award-winning author Cathryn Sill and her husband, noted wildlife illustrator John Sill, offer readers a first glimpse into mountain habitats. In simple, easy-to-understand language, this guide teaches children what mountains are and what kinds of animals and plants live there.
John Sill's superbly detailed full-color illustrations reflect the diversity of mountain landscapes-from the snow-covered peaks of the Himalaya Mountains in Asia to the forested slopes of the Appalachians in the United States. A wide variety of the plants and animals that live on mountains are also represented. A glossary and afterword provide readers with further fascinating details about mountains.
"A solid introduction sure to help readers develop an appreciation for the scope and unique beauty of the mountains and mountain ranges that grace our planet." ?Kirkus
"A beautiful and informative selection." ?School Library Journal
"Young naturalists will love these books." ?The Carroll News
"Another fabulous collaboration from this gifted husband-wife team." ?Virginian-Pilot
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.