About Habitats: Seashores
About Habitats: Seashores

This beginner’s guide explores the major attributes of Seashores and showcases their remarkable diversity using examples from around the globe.
In this addition to the About Habitats series, award-winning author Cathryn Sill uses simple, easy-to-understand language to teach children about seashores and what kinds of animals and plants live there. John Sill’s detailed, full-color illustrations reflect the wide variety of seashore topography. A glossary and afterword provide further fascinating details about seashores to inspire readers to learn more.

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About Reptiles
About Reptiles

Now available in revised and bilingual editions, this guide is a thoughtful first glimpse into the world of reptiles.
About Reptiles explains the basic characteristics that all reptiles share, while offering a look at the animals that fall into this diverse category. An afterword provides further detail on the animals portrayed to inspire young readers to learn more.
Former teacher Cathryn Sill and noted wildlife illustrator John Sill, use clear, informative text and detailed illustrations to explain reptiles and everything that makes them unique.

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DESERTS
DESERTS

This beginner’s guide explores the major attributes deserts and showcases their striking beauty and remarkable diversity using examples from around the globe.
In this addition to the About Habitats series, award-winning author Cathryn Sill uses simple, easy-to-understand language to teach children what deserts are, what kinds of animals and plants live there, and how certain species have adapted to the unique challenges of surviving in this harsh environment. John Sill’s detailed, full-color illustrations reflect the diversity of desert topography—from the vast dunes of the Arabian Desert to the rocky Chihuahuan Desert in the southwestern U.S. A glossary and afterword provide further fascinating details about the desert to inspire readers to learn more.

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FOREST
FOREST

This beginner’s guide explores the major attributes of the forest biome and showcases its striking beauty and remarkable diversity using examples from around the globe.
In this addition to the About Habitats series, award-winning author Cathryn Sill uses simple, easy-to-understand language to teach children what forests are and how various species of animals and plants have adapted to life in these habitats. John Sill’s detailed, full-color illustrations show the characteristics of different types of forests – from the cold boreal forests of the northern hemisphere to the warm tropical forests near the equator. A glossary and afterword provide further fascinating details about forests to inspire readers to learn more.

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GRASSLANDS

A classroom favorite and award-winning first look at grasslands. From Cathryn and John Sill, creators of the award-winning About Habitats and About… series.

“Great for classroom sharing.” ?Booklist

In this addition to the celebrated About Habitats series, former educator and author Cathryn Sill uses simple, easy-to-understand language to teach children what grasslands are and what kinds of animals and plants live there.

Noted wildlife illustrator John Sill offers detailed, full-color illustrations to depict the diversity of grasslands—from the North American tallgrass prairies to African savannas—and the wide variety of the plants and animals that live there. A glossary and afterword provide further details to inspire more learning. Perfect for early childhood and elementary units on geography, environment, and nature.

The About Habitats series introduces children to specific habitats and their living and nonliving components. Each book in the series provides information about the nature and characteristics of the habitat while the full-page illustrations expand on that information.

Also available by Cathryn and John Sill:
About Habitats: Deserts
About Habitats: Forests
About Habitats: Mountains
About Habitats: Oceans
About Habitats: Polar Regions
About Habitats: Rivers and Streams
About Habitats: Seashores
About Habitats: Wetlands

Awards:

Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12 ?National Science Teacher Association, Children’s Book Council
NSTA Recommends ?National Science Teachers Association
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

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MOUNTAINS
MOUNTAINS

This beginner’s guide explores the major attributes of mountains and showcases their striking beauty and remarkable diversity using examples from around the globe.
In this addition to the About Habitats series, award-winning author Cathryn Sill uses simple, easy-to-understand language to teach children what mountains are and what kinds of animals and plants live there. John Sill’s detailed, full-color illustrations reflect the diversity of mountain landscapes—from the snow-covered peaks of the Himalaya Mountains to the forested slopes of the Appalachians. A glossary and afterword provide further fascinating details about mountains to inspire readers to learn more.

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OCEANS
OCEANS

A thoughtful yet entertaining glimpse into the amazing world of the ocean for young children.
In simple, easy-to-understand language, this guide teaches children what oceans are and what kinds of animals and plants live there. A glossary and afterword provide readers with further fascinating details.
Award-winning author Cathryn Sill and her husband, noted wildlife illustrator John Sill, offer young readers an informative and entertaining first glimpse into ocean habitats.

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Sobre los mamíferos
Sobre los mamíferos

This beginner’s guide offers a first glimpse into the diverse and natural world of mammals.
In this addition to the acclaimed About… series, educator and author Cathryn Sill uses simple, easy-to-understand language to teach children what mammals are, what they eat, and where they live. With beautifully detailed, realistic paintings, noted wildlife illustrator John Sill introduces readers to the huge variety of mammals, from the tiny White-footed Deermouse to the large American Bison. An afterword provides details on the animals featured and inspires readers to learn more.

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WETLANDS

A timely, award-winning first book on wetlands for young naturalists and conservationists. A classroom favorite!

“An attractive introduction to the variety, singular features, and great environmental importance of wetlands.” ?Booklist Online

Wetlands are some of the world’s most at-risk environments today. In this addition to the award-winning About Habitats series, author and former educator Cathryn Sill and illustrator John Sill explore the major attributes of wetlands and their remarkable diversity using examples from around the globe.

Cathryn Sill uses simple, easy-to-understand language to teach children what wetlands are, what kinds of animals and plants live there, and how wetlands help maintain the delicate balance of Earth’s environments. John Sill’s detailed, full-color illustrations reflect the diversity of wetlands topography?from salt marshes to tropical mangrove swamps. A glossary and afterword provide further fascinating details about the wetlands, inspiring readers to learn more.

The About Habitats series introduces children to specific habitats and their living and nonliving components. Each book in the series provides information about the nature and characteristics of the habitat while full-page illustrations expand on that information.

Also available by Cathryn and John Sill:
About Habitats: Deserts
About Habitats: Forests
About Habitats: Grasslands
About Habitats: Mountains
About Habitats: Oceans
About Habitats: Polar RegionsAbout Habitats: Rivers and Streams
About Habitats: Seashores

Awards:

NSTA Recommends ?National Science Teachers Association
North Carolina Author Awards (AAUW Award for Juvenile Literature) ?North Carolina Literary and Historical Association
Kansas State Reading Circle Recommended Reading List (Primary) ?Kansas National Education Association

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