About?About Habitats series.?Excellent classroom or pleasure reading for science and nature fans and for any beginning readers drawn to nonfiction.? ?Booklist series, former educator and author Cathry
This beginner?s guide to insects is a must-have for the bug-obsessed bookshelf. From Cathryn and John Sill, creators of the award-winning About? and About Habitats series.
?Excellent classroom or pleasure reading for science and nature fans and for any beginning readers drawn to nonfiction.? ?Booklist
In this addition to the acclaimed About? series, former 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 a wide variety of insects, from ants and beetles to grasshoppers and the Monarch Butterfly. An afterword provides further details, inspiring young readers to learn more.
About Insects is part of the award-winning About? series. Ideal for casual exploration as well as for early childhood and elementary science and animal life units.
Also available from Cathryn and John Sill:
Sobre los insectos: Una guía para niños (About Mammals, Spanish Edition)
About Insects / Sobre los insectos: A Guide for Children / Una guía para niños (English/Spanish Bilingual Edition)
Curious About Insects (from the Discovering Nature board book series)
NSTA Recommends ?National Science Teachers Association
Curriculum Connections: Revised Series Non-fiction narrative; Life Science: Insects characteristics; behaviors; survival; predator/prey; habitats; protection of; strong picture support; Text features: informational backmatter; glossary; related websites for further investigation
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?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.? ?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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