About?About Habitats series.?An essential tool for capturing the attention of any elementary level student!? ?NSTA Recommends series, former educator and author Cathryn Sill uses simple, easy-to-under
A gorgeous first glimpse into the natural world of penguins from Cathryn and John Sill, creators of the award-winning About? and About Habitats series.
?An essential tool for capturing the attention of any elementary level student!? ?NSTA Recommends
In this addition to the acclaimed About? series, former educator and author Cathryn Sill uses simple, easy-to-understand language to teach children what penguins are, their diversity, 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 a variety of penguins, from the Adélie to the Rockhopper to the Emperor. An afterword provides more details.
About Penguins is part of the award-winning About? series. Ideal for casual exploration as well as for early childhood and elementary science units on animals.
Kansas State Reading Circle Recommended Reading List (Primary) ?Kansas National Education Association
Maryland Blue Crab Young Readers Award (Honor Book, Beginning Non-Fiction) ?Maryland Library Association
Keystone to Reading Book Award (Nominee) ?Keystone State Reading Association
North Carolina Author Awards (Nominee, AAUW Award for Juvenile Literature) ?North Carolina Literary and Historical Association
South Carolina Picture Book Award (Nominee) ?South Carolina Association of School Librarians
In this appealing addition to the acclaimed About... series, educator and author Cathryn Sill uses simple, non-fiction narrative and easy-to-understand scientific vocabulary and language to teach children about the life cycle, habitats, adaptations, characteristics and behaviors of penguins. Illustrator John Sill introduces readers to a variety of penguins using detailed illustrations that support the text- from the Rosy-faced Lovebirds of southwestern Africa to the rare Blue Lorikeets of the Polynesian Islands. An afterword provides facts on the animals featured, glossary of new vocabulary, and websites for further investigation that inspires young readers to learn more.
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Curriculum Connections: Series Revised Non-fiction narrative; Life science: Penguins life cycle; adaptations; characteristics; habitat; behaviors; new vocabulary; Text features: informational back matter; glossary; related websites for further investigation
?A pleasing entry in a dependable series.? ?Booklist
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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.
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?With its simple text and lovely watercolors, About Penguins will appeal to a wide audience.? ?School Library Journal
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