Calling all birders! The creators of the award-winning About Habitats and About... series offer a first glimpse into the world of woodpeckers.
This appealing volume introduces young learners to the many kinds of woodpeckers. With the help of the beautifully detailed illustrations from noted wildlife illustrator John Sill, About Woodpeckers explains the basic characteristics that all woodpeckers share, while presenting a closer look at the many types of birds that fall into this diverse category. An afterword provides more details for curious young naturalists.
Ideal for casual exploration as well as for early childhood and elementary science units on animals.
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.
"The Sills' latest nature book offers interesting facts about woodpeckers as well as images of many varieties. . . A handsome addition to the dependable About series." —Booklist Online