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About Parrots: A Guide for Children
Children's - Preschool-2nd Grade, Age 3-7 
48 p. ; 
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ISBN 9781561457953
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Features many layers of information. The main text provides a general survey of the defining traits of parrots. The illustrations and captions provide additional details, such as the names of different types of parrots and their habitats. At the book's conclusion, each illustration is presented in a smaller format with a very detailed paragraph of explanation. As a result, the book provides options that will keep readers coming back to it for a few years.
Publisher Summary
A classroom favorite and beautiful, informative first glance at parrots from the creators of the award-winning About... and About Habitats series.

"An appealing and comprehensive introduction." ―Kirkus Reviews

In this addition to the acclaimed About... series, former educator and author Cathryn Sill uses simple, easy-to-understand language to teach children what parrots are, what they do, and how they live.

With beautifully detailed, realistic paintings, noted wildlife illustrator John Sill introduces readers to the diverse population of parrots--from the colorful Blue Lorikeets of the Polynesian Islands to the Rosy-faced Lovebirds of southwestern Africa. An afterword provides more details.

About Parrots is part of the award-winning About... series. Ideal for casual exploration as well as for early childhood and elementary science units on animals.


NSTA Recommends ―National Science Teachers Association

Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12 ―National Science Teachers Association, Children's Book Council

Kansas State Reading Circle Recommended Reading List (Primary) ―Kansas National Education Association
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