This classroom favorite and award-winning first look at grasslands is great for classroom sharing.
This book 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.
About the Author
Cathryn Sill, a graduate of Western Carolina University, was an elementary school teacher for thirty years. She is the author of more than twenty-five prize-winning nonfiction picture books about animals and habitats. She has created three nature series especially for pre-K and kindergarten students. She lives in North Carolina.
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 many awards. He has illustrated more than twenty-five books in the About... and About Habitats series. He lives in North Carolina.