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About Mammals: A Guide for Children
Children's - Preschool-2nd Grade, Age 3-7 
48 p. ; 
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ISBN 9781561457588
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Features many layers of information. The main text provides a general survey of the defining traits of mammals. The illustrations and captions provide additional details, such as the names of different types of mammals 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
An award-winning first glimpse into the diverse natural world of mammals. From Cathryn and John Sill, creators of the About... and About Habitats series.

"Pre-school and primary-grade teachers will find this an attractive choice for units on mammals." ―Booklist

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

With beautifully detailed, realistic paintings, wildlife illustrator John Sill introduces readers to the huge variety of mammals, from the tiny White-footed Deermouse to the large American Bison. An afterword provides more details.

About Mammals is part of the award-winning About... series, ideal for casual exploration as well as for early childhood and elementary studies in science, animal life, and nature.

Also available from Cathryn and John Sill:

Sobre los mamíferos: Una guía para niños (About Mammals, Spanish Edition)

About Mammals / Sobre los mamíferos: A Guide for Children / Una guía para niños (English/Spanish Bilingual Edition)

Curious About Mammals (from the Discovering Nature board book series)


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

NSTA Recommends ―National Science Teachers Association
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