About Fish

A Guide for Children
by Cathryn Sill
Illustrated by John Sill
Category: Series: About…Themes: Animals
An award-winning beginner’s guide to the natural world of fish. From Cathryn and John Sill, creators of the About… and About Habitats series.  
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  • ISBN: 9781561459872
  • Publication date: 08/01/2017
  • Page Count: 48
  • Size: 10" x 8-1/2"
  • Age Range: 3-7
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  • ISBN: 9781561459889
  • Publication date: 08/01/2017
  • Page Count: 48
  • Size: 10" x 8-1/2"
  • Age Range: 3-7
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  • Age Range: 3-7
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  • ISBN: 9781682631126
  • Publication date: 09/15/2018
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  • Age Range: 3-7
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Description

An award-winning beginner’s guide to the natural world of fish. From Cathryn and John Sill, creators of the About… and About Habitats series.

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

Noted educator and author Cathryn Sill uses simple, easy-to-understand language to teach 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, inspiring further learning.

Part of the award-winning About… series, About Fish is ideal for casual exploration as well as for early childhood and elementary units in science, environment, and marine life.

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

More Details

AR Level: 2.0
F&P: GRL I, Gr 1, Genre I
Lexile: 500L
Themes: Fish Behavior, Fish Characteristics, Fish Habitats
BISAC 1: JNF003090 JUVENILE NONFICTION / Animals / Fishes
BISAC 2: JNF00300 JUVENILE NONFICTION / Animals / General
BISAC 3: JNF051050 JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Biology

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