From the author and illustrator duo that brought you the acclaimed About… series comes a beginner’s board book that teaches the youngest readers about the characteristics of birds and their habitats around the world. The first title in the new Discovering Nature series, Curious About Birds is a perfect choice for animal and nature lovers at home or in the classroom!
Educator and author Cathryn Sill’s simple language offers opportunities for early learners to compare and contrast, from the large Snowy Egret to the tiniest hummingbird. John Sill, award-winning wildlife illustrator, captures the beauty and diversity of the birds in vivid detail, sure to inspire young explorers to learn more about the natural world.
Praise for About Birds
“Exceptionally detailed and uniformly accurate…the Sills succeed admirably.” —School Library Journal, STARRED REVIEW
“Fifteen exquisite, scrupulously accurate watercolors of birds in their habitats are captioned by a deceptively simple text…An excellent concept book that takes its young audience seriously while skillfully providing the basics of an important subject.” —Kirkus Reviews
“The full-color illustrations by wildlife artist John Sill are so lifelike that one almost expects the birds to fly off the pages…a wonderful visual introduction…” —Booklist
Curious About Birds lands on a bookshelf near you this March at your local library, indie bookstore, or Barnes & Noble, and be on the lookout for the rest of our brand-new Spring 2020 titles as well as our picture books and middle grade titles coming to Peachtree this season in paperback!