About Amphibians: A Guide for Children

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Peachtree, 2001 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 40 pages
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About Amphibians Follows the easy-to-read, informative format of Cathryn and John Sill's other About… books. Describing the basic characteristics all amphibians share, as well as the features that distinguish them, the book explores everything from methods of communication to protection against enemies.

The simply worded text is a wonderful introduction to the world of frogs, toads and salamanders for young children. The beautifully detailed illustrations by John Sill, a noted wildlife illustrator, help bring the animals to life, further educating young readers about what amphibians are, how they live, and what they do. As in the previous About… books, an afterword provides additional information and will inspire readers to learn more.

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ABOUT AMPHIBIANS: A Guide for Children

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Continuing their exploration of the animal kingdom, this author/illustrator team presents a breathtaking introduction to amphibians. Each brief line of text sits boldly on a large white page to be ... Read full review

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About the author (2001)

Cathryn Sill, a graduate of Western Carolina University, was an elementary school teacher for thirty 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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