Project Description

Sobre los Anfibios
Teacher’s Guide

Coming Spring 2021

Sobre los anfibios

Una guía para niños

English Edition: About Amphibians

by Cathryn Sill
illustrated by John Sill

Now in Spanish, this beginner’s guide offers a first glimpse into the natural world of amphibians. Cathryn and John Sill, the award-winning author and illustrator team that created the About… series, once again introduce young learners to an important group of animals and the habitats where they live.

Educator and author Cathryn Sill uses simple, easy-to-understand language to teach children what amphibians are, how they look, how they move, what they eat, and where they live.

Beautifully detailed, realistic paintings by noted wildlife illustrator John Sill illuminate a variety of amphibians (from frogs and toads to salamanders and more), and an afterword provides details on the animals featured, inspiring readers to learn more.

To pre-order this book, please contact sales at 1-800-241-0113 (404-876-8761) between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Format: Paperback
Price: $8.99
ISBN: 978-1-68263-230-7
Publication Date: 2/1/2021
Page Count: 48
Size: 10″ x 8-1/2″
Age Range: 3 – 7
Language: Spanish

Lexile: 570L
Themes: Amphibian Behavior, Amphibian Characteristics, Amphibian Habitats
BISAC 1: JNF003190 JUVENILE NONFICTION / Animals / Reptiles & Amphibians
BISAC 2: JNF051150 JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Zoology
BISAC 3: JNF051100 JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Environmental Science & Ecosystems


“Inviting, informative, and eye-catching.” ―School Library Journal

“Breathtaking…. This is a very fine easy-reading introduction to amphibians that will be savored by young viewers and teachers.” ―Kirkus Reviews

“As well suited to young children as its predecessors…. The attractive, dignified portraits of the animals in their habitats and the straightforward, informative approach of the text make the book an attractive resource for primary-grade students, yet still simple enough for much younger children to enjoy…. A useful addition to a solid science series.” ―Booklist

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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.