About Fish / Sobre los peces

A Guide for Children / Una guía para niños
by Cathryn Sill
Illustrated by John Sill
Category: Series: About…Themes: Animals
Now available in a bilingual edition! An award-winning beginner’s guide to fish from Cathryn and John Sill, creators of the About… and About Habitats series.  
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  • Age Range: 3-7
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  • ISBN: 9781561459896
  • Publication date: 08/01/2017
  • Page Count: 48
  • Size: 10" x 8-1/2"
  • Age Range: 3-7
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  • ISBN: 9781682631133
  • Publication date: 09/15/2018
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Description

Now available in a bilingual edition! An award-winning beginner’s guide to fish from Cathryn and John Sill, creators of the About… and About Habitats series.

An “NSTA Recommends” book from the National Science Teachers Association!

Now available in an English/Spanish bilingual edition, About Fish/Sobre los peces features Cathryn Sill’s simple, easy-to-understand language that teaches children the basic characteristics of what fish are, how they swim, breathe, and reproduce, and the different ways they protect themselves from predators.

With beautifully detailed, realistic paintings, noted wildlife illustrator John Sill introduces readers to the diversity of the fish population, from an Arctic char to a Porcupine fish. An afterword provides more details on the fish featured, inspiring young readers to learn more.

About Fish/Sobre los peces is part of the award-winning About… series, ideal for casual exploration as well as for early childhood and elementary studies in Spanish, science, marine life, and nature.

Author/Illustrator

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Cathryn Sill

Author

Cathryn Sill, a graduate of Western Carolina University, was an elementary school teacher for thirty years. She lives in North Carolina.

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John Sill

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.

Reviews

“A simple, handsome book.” ―School Library Journal

Awards

NSTA Recommends ―National Science Teachers Association

Resources

Resources: Teacher's Guide

Teacher’s Guide

More Details

GRL: K, Gr 2
Lexile: 480L
Themes: Animals, Ecosystems, Zoology
BISAC 1: JNF003090 JUVENILE NONFICTION / Animals / Fishes
BISAC 2: JNF051150 JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Zoology
BISAC 3: JNF051100 JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Environmental Science & Ecosystems