About Seabirds: A Guide for Children

About Seabirds: A Guide for Children
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Age Range
2+
Release Date
August 01, 2020
ISBN
978-1682630921
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This beginner’s guide offers a thoughtful first glimpse into the world of seabirds.

In this addition to the About… series, award-winning author Cathryn Sill uses simple, easy-to-understand language to teach children what seabirds are, where they live, what they eat, and how they move. John Sill’s detailed, full-color illustrations show the characteristics of different types of seabirds―from the Magnificent Frigatebird to the Blue-footed Booby. A glossary and afterword provide further fascinating details about seabirds that will inspire readers to learn more.

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Nature and Birds
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5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
5.0
Learning Value
 
5.0
'About Seabirds: A Guide for Children' by Cathryn Sill, illustrated by John Sill, lends credibility to the power of nature and how it can be an appealing topic for kids. The writing is simple and clear, focusing on the main ideas of what seabirds are, including what they do, what they look like, what they eat, and more. The story includes a glossary and an afterword, the latter of which explains in further detail each and every image in the book (eighteen in all). There are penguins, terns, albatrosses, pelicans, and other seabirds depicted throughout the writing and images, all coming together to make for an informative, colorful read.

For readers who love learning new ideas and connecting words and images, 'About Seabirds' will check those boxes and allow for a simple, yet detailed overview of the beauty surrounding nature and birds.
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For readers who love learning new ideas and connecting words and images, 'About Seabirds' will check those boxes and allow for a simple, yet detailed overview of the beauty surrounding nature and birds.
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