About Rodents: A Guide for Children




      About Rodents: A Guide for Children
This beginner s guide offers a first glimpse into the natural world of rodents In this addition to 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 With beautifully detailed, realistic paintings, noted wildlife 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. Read About Rodents: A Guide for Children – heartforum.co.uk

Cathryn Sill, a graduate of Western Carolina University, was an elementary school teacher for thirty years She lives in North Carolina When she was an elementary school teacher who loves nature When she had trouble finding good natural history books for her kindergarten class, she decided to write them With her husband John as the illustrator, she has created two series of nonfiction books for children The ABOUT series is about different groups of animals and includes 16 books She has just completed the eighth books in a series about habitats.

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      About Rodents: A Guide for Children
 By Cathryn Sill – heartforum.co.uk
  • Hardcover
  • 42 pages
  • About Rodents: A Guide for Children
  • Cathryn Sill
  • English
  • 25 October 2019
  • 1561454540

10 thoughts on “ About Rodents: A Guide for Children

  1. Kristine Hansen says:

    This just needs to be said Capybaras are just plain weird A good book about rodents A few things that made me stop and think, which is pretty good given what a high overview of the topic this is meant to be I m a huge fan of this team of writer il...

  2. Barbara says:

    Although rodents tend to be short lived, they make upthan 40 percent of the mammals in the world They have a high birthrate, and this nonfiction title introduces budding naturalists to rodents The author uses simple vocabulary that explains all about rodents for me where they live and some of their behavior Readers will be enchanted by the 18 watercolor plates that have been ...

  3. Queen says:

    My 6YO has always loved non fiction She brought this home from the school library Now I have the rest of the About books by Cathryn Sill on hold at our local library.This book had beautiful, cute illustrations drawn by Cathryn s husband The text conveys just the right of inf...

  4. Shenice Martin says:

    Awards NoneGrade Level Preschool 2Summary This book gives a run down of what a rodent is and what it looks like The book talks about its sizes, habitats, and life span which is very short Rodents have many children to take their place when they die.Review I thought this book was interesting However, children might not find it as interesting I thought it was okay.Uses This could be used as a ...

  5. Catherine says:

    This nonfiction book with simple text and beautiful illustrations identifies the most basic characteristics which make an animal rodent This would be especially useful with younger learners or English learners.

  6. Tricia says:

    Who would ve thought this was a big hit with the kids Simple, 1 2 sentence text on each page with colorful full page illustration Afterword containsdetailed information on each pictured rodent.

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