A Guide for Children
Part of About…
This beginner’s guide offers a thoughtful first glimpse into the world of woodpeckers.
In this addition to the acclaimed About… series, educator and author Cathryn Sill offers a colorful and informative introduction to the diverse world 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. To inspire young readers to learn more, an afterword provides further detail on the woodpeckers portrayed.
Publication Date: 8/1/2018
Page Count: 48
Size: 10″ x 8-1/2″
Age Range: 3 – 7
Themes: Animals, Zoology, Ecosystems
BISAC 1: JNF003030 JUVENILE NONFICTION / Animals / Birds
BISAC 2: JNF051050 JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Biology
BISAC 3: JNF051100 JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Environmental Science & Ecosystems
“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
Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12 ―NSTA / CBC, 2019
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Meet the Author
Cathryn Sill, a graduate of Western Carolina University, was an elementary school teacher for thirty years. She lives in North Carolina.
Meet the Illustrator
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 several awards. He lives in North Carolina. You can visit his website here.