Curious About Mammals (Discovering Nature #2) (Board book)

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Curious About Mammals (Discovering Nature #2) (Board book)

By Cathryn Sill, John Sill (Illustrator)


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This is book number 2 in the Discovering Nature series.

What is a mammal? Young readers will discover simple yet compelling answers in this beautiful board book from the Discovering Nature series created by Cathryn and John Sill.
Educator and award-winning author Cathryn Sill introduces toddlers and preschoolers to the concept of mammals using clear, easy-to-understand facts about where they live, what they eat, and how they move. The book features simple, relatable truths like "All mammals have hair. All baby mammals drink milk.... Some mammals swim. Some mammals fly." Noted wildlife artist John Sill adds context with beautiful, realistic watercolor illustrations of a variety of mammals—from the recognizable dolphin and raccoon to animals that may be new to young readers, like the muskox and the big brown bat. The Discovering Nature series is a dependable and informative nonfiction resource for helping toddlers and preschoolers explore basic animal and nature concepts. Perfect for a variety of early childhood education units and at-home learning.
Cathryn Sill, a graduate of Western Carolina University, was an elementary school teacher for thirty years. She is the author of more than twenty-five prize-winning nonfiction picture books about animals and habitats. She has created three nature series especially for pre-K and kindergarten students. 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 many awards. He has illustrated more than twenty-five books in the About... and About Habitats series. He lives in North Carolina.
Product Details ISBN: 9781682631980
ISBN-10: 1682631982
Publisher: Peachtree
Publication Date: August 4th, 2020
Pages: 22
Language: English
Series: Discovering Nature
"Readers will appreciate the realistic, up-close portrayals offered by Sill's detailed paintings." —Booklist

"Offers youngest readers a pleasing introduction to what makes a mammal a mammal." —Publishers Weekly