About Insects

A Guide for Children
by Cathryn Sill
Illustrated by John Sill
Category: Series: About…Themes: Animals
This beginner’s guide to insects is a must-have for the bug-obsessed bookshelf. From Cathryn and John Sill, creators of the award-winning About… and About Habitats series.  
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  • ISBN: 9781561458813
  • Publication date: 03/01/2000
  • Page Count: 48
  • Size: 10" x 8-1/2"
  • Age Range: 3-7
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  • Publication date: 03/01/2003
  • 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: 9781682631737
  • Publication date: 09/01/2019
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Description

This beginner’s guide to insects is a must-have for the bug-obsessed bookshelf. From Cathryn and John Sill, creators of the award-winning About… and About Habitats series.

“Excellent classroom or pleasure reading for science and nature fans and for any beginning readers drawn to nonfiction.” ―Booklist

In this addition to the acclaimed About… series, former educator and author Cathryn Sill uses simple, easy-to-understand language to teach children what insects are, how they look, how they move, what they eat, and where they live.

With beautifully detailed, realistic paintings, noted wildlife illustrator John Sill introduces readers to a wide variety of insects, from ants and beetles to grasshoppers and the Monarch Butterfly. An afterword provides further details, inspiring young readers to learn more.

About Insects is part of the award-winning About… series. Ideal for casual exploration as well as for early childhood and elementary science and animal life units.

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

“In image and text the Sills succeed in conveying a great deal of information at a very basic reading level. Excellent classroom or pleasure reading for science and nature fans and for any beginning readers drawn to nonfiction.” ―Booklist

Awards

NSTA Recommends ―National Science Teachers Association

Resources

Resources: Teacher's Guide

Teacher’s Guide

More Details

AR Level: 1.7
Lexile: 330L
Themes: Insect Behavior, Insect Characteristics, Insect Habitats
BISAC 1: JNF003120 JUVENILE NONFICTION / Animals / Insects, Spiders, etc.
BISAC 2: JNF003000 JUVENILE NONFICTION / Animals / General
BISAC 3: JNF051050 JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Biology