A gorgeous first glimpse into the natural world of penguins.
Using clear and simple language, this addition to the acclaimed About... series teaches children what penguins are, how they look, how they move, what they eat, and where they live.
With his 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 for curious young naturalists.
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.
"A pleasing entry in a dependable series." —Booklist
"With its simple text and lovely watercolors, About Penguins will appeal to a wide audience." —School Library Journal