Cathryn Sill John Sill
About Mollusks: A Guide for Children
August 12, 2018 Comments.. 857
About Mollusks A Guide for Children AUTHOR AND FORMER ELEMENTARY school teacher Cathryn Sill and her husband noted wildlife illustrator John Sill offer young readers a first glimpse into the natural world of mollusks in their latest b

  • Title: About Mollusks: A Guide for Children
  • Author: Cathryn Sill John Sill
  • ISBN: 9781561454068
  • Page: 209
  • Format: Paperback
  • AUTHOR AND FORMER ELEMENTARY school teacher Cathryn Sill and her husband, noted wildlife illustrator John Sill, offer young readers a first glimpse into the natural world of mollusks in their latest book in the acclaimed About series In simple, easy to understand language children learn what mollusks are, how they look, how they move, what they eat, and where they liveTHOR AND FORMER ELEMENTARY school teacher Cathryn Sill and her husband, noted wildlife illustrator John Sill, offer young readers a first glimpse into the natural world of mollusks in their latest book in the acclaimed About series In simple, easy to understand language children learn what mollusks are, how they look, how they move, what they eat, and where they live The beautifully detailed, full color illustrations reflect the vast diversity of the mollusk population from a sixteen foot long Giant Pacific Octopus to an eight inch long BananaSlug and present each in its natural habitat The afterword, which provides details on the mollusks featured, will inspire young readers to learn .Book Details Format PaperbackPublication Date 3 1 2008Pages 40Reading Level Age 4 and Up

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    1. Kristine Hansen says:

      I will admit that this book made me squeamish. Take for example:Octopuses have larger and more complex brains than other animals without backbones. Experiments have shown they are able to learn tasks like solving mazes and removing lids from jars.Yeah, I could have gone a long time without finding out the things are SMART. They already freak me out.Lots of interesting facts. When we traveled years ago, I spent a lot of time collecting seashells on the beach. I never much thought about the creatu [...]

    2. Lauri Meyers says:

      Each spread has a sentence or two of text and a plate of an animal illustrated by John Sill.Covers all the basic facts of mollusks: some have a shell, some don't; most live in water, some don't; baby mollusks grow from eggs; travelling uses either a "foot" or slime or sucking and squirting out water; some don't travel at all; some are predators, while some eat plants ; mollusks are prey for many animals.The afterword provides lots of lovely details about the featured animals, including: octopus, [...]

    3. American Mensa says:

      About Mollusks-A Guide for Children gives information about different types of mollusks like the Giant Pacific Octopus, Banana Slugs, which are my favorite, and Flamingo Tongues. It’s a non-fiction book with lots of things to learn!I think kids will enjoy this book because the pictures are really cool and it has awesome information.My favorite part was when I got to see and learn about the Banana Slugs. This book is special because it has information and kids get to learn about mollusks.Kids o [...]

    4. Patty says:

      Good book for beginning non-fiction writers.

    5. Lita says:

      This book is all about how mollusks and how they move, where they live, and how they get their food.

    6. Teri says:

      Definitely not great except as a brief intro to the phylum mollusca.

    7. Megan Garbe says:

      My son LOVES these books. They are very simple - nice pictures with one sentence description on each page, but he really enjoys them.

    8. Tori says:

      2008- I think this book could have been a lot more informational had the facts at the back of the book been worked into the story.

    9. Slayton says:

      I made a 100 on this AR test

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