About Rodents: A Guide for Children

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Peachtree, 2008 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
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Take a first glimpse into the natural world of rodents.

In this latest book in the acclaimed About... series, educator and author Cathryn Sill uses simple, easy-to-understand language to teach children what rodents are, how they look, how they move, what they eat, and where they live. Illustrator John Sill introduces readers to a variety of rodents, from the tiny Eurasian Harvest Mouse to the hefty Capybara of South America. An afterword provides details on the animals featured and inspires young readers to learn more.

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

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.

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