About?About Habitats series.?A must-buy.? ?School Library Journal series, former educator and author Cathryn Sill uses simple, easy-to-understand language to teach children what birds are raptors, how
Budding birders will enjoy finding out about birds of prey in this award-winning first guide from the creators of the celebrated About? and About Habitats series.
?A must-buy.? ?School Library Journal
In this addition to the About? series, former educator and author Cathryn Sill uses simple, easy-to-understand language to teach children what birds are raptors, 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 many varieties of raptors around the world, from the majestic Bald Eagle of North America to the sharp-eyed Secretary Bird of Africa. An afterword provides more details.
About Raptors is part of the award-winning About? series. Ideal for casual exploration as well as for early childhood and elementary science units on animals.
Best Children?s Books of the Year ?Bank Street College of Education
North Carolina Author Awards (Nominee, AAUW Award for Juvenile Literature) ?North Carolina Literary and Historical Association
Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Award ?Oppenheim Toy Portfolio
First guides that describe clearly and simply how animals look, where they live, what they eat, how they defend themselves, and how they care for their young. Back matter provides further detail.
?A must-buy for all libraries interested in building a strong natural-science collection for their young patrons.? ?School Library Journal
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Curriculum Connections: Series Non-fiction narrative; Life science: Raptors life cycle; adaptations; characteristics; habitat; behaviors; new vocabulary; Text features: informational back matter; glossary; related websites for further investigation
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?With a clear, simple text and handsome, sometimes dramatic paintings of birds in different habitats, this is a fine introduction.? ?Booklist
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