About Hummingbirds

About Hummingbirds In this latest book in the acclaimed About series educator and author Cathryn Sill uses simple easy to understand language to teach children what hummingbirds are how they look how they move what

  • Title: About Hummingbirds
  • Author: Cathryn Sill John Sill
  • ISBN: 9781561455881
  • Page: 342
  • Format: Hardcover
  • In this latest book in the acclaimed About series, educator and author Cathryn Sill uses simple, easy to understand language to teach children what hummingbirds are, how they look, how they move, what they eat, and where they live Illustrator John Sill introduces readers to many varieties of hummingbirds, from the smallest typethe Bee Hummingbird of Cubato the largesttheIn this latest book in the acclaimed About series, educator and author Cathryn Sill uses simple, easy to understand language to teach children what hummingbirds are, how they look, how they move, what they eat, and where they live Illustrator John Sill introduces readers to many varieties of hummingbirds, from the smallest typethe Bee Hummingbird of Cubato the largestthe Giant Hummingbirds of the Andes Mountains in South America An afterword provides details on the hummingbirds featured and inspires young readers to learn about them.

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  • Cathryn Sill John Sill

    Cathryn Sill, a graduate of Western Carolina University, was an elementary school teacher for thirty years She lives in North Carolina.

  • 239 Comments

  • I was a little skeptical with this title, wondering how much one could say about just hummingbirds. And so I humbly stand corrected as I write this review - there's actually quite a bit about these little birds that I didn't know at all - like how the smallest is only 2 inches tall. Or that hummingbirds can be found as far north as Alaska. So, hummingbirds are pretty cool after all. Good book after all. Highly recommended series!



  • This book is type of informational text. This book discusses a variety of hummingbirds. It mainly focuses on the birds different features, skills, colors, and talents. For example, the book talks about how hummingbirds can sit in one place in the air while they continuously flap their wings. No other bird has the talent to do this. This is one thing that makes the Hummingbirds stick out from all the rest. The book also has pictures of several different types of hummingbirds. The birds are then c [...]


  • “About Hummingbirds” by Cathryn Sill and Illustrated by John Sill is a wonderfully bright collection of hummingbird pictures that capture the beauty and uniqueness of this very small creature. The author presents clear factual details in an interesting manner. The illustrations are true to life with excellent shadowing that makes you feel like you are right outside watching these sweet birds. This is an excellent read aloud to small children as well as an excellent source for factual informa [...]


  • As usual, the Sills deliver science for young readers in easy-to-understand fashion in this newest addition to their Aboutries. The focus this time is those always fascinating hummingbirds, and Cathryn Sill explains what hummingbirds are, what they do, some of their characteristics, and even details some of their migratory patterns. As usual, the watercolor illustrations created by John Sills are colorful and eye-popping. He has taken great pains to make sure the hummingbirds are located in habi [...]


  • My 2nd grader loves nonfiction books about science/nature. This one was a hit with her. The photorealistic illustrations are beautiful. The format was clever. Each page provides a small amount of factual information. There is more detailed information in the afterward associated with each plate. That way you can read the book straight through without anybody getting bored. Then you can go back and fill in the gaps if your child wants to dig deeper.


  • Cathryn Sill uses simple, informative language to introduce young children to the amazing lives of hummingbirds. Watercolor illustrations depicting a variety of hummingbirds in their natural habitd complement the text beautifully. An afterward provides further information on various types of hummingbirds, allowing for deeper investigation. This book also has a glossary that will familiarize children with science vocabulary words like iridescent, nectar, and species.


  • Gorgeous watercolor illustrations and simple text depict the wonders of these tiny birds with unique abilities. Each page opening includes a full page illustration on the right, with one or two short sentences of text on the left. Each illustrated page is listed in the Afterword by plate number, with more detailed information. Includes glossary and additional resources.


  • Illustrator John Sill, has created stunning illustrations of the beautiful flying jewels, we know as hummingbirds. Along with the simple text from Cathryn Sill, they show what hummers are all about so the youngest readers are enthralled with what they are reading. Exceptional book published by Peachtree Publishing.




  • This is only the second book in this series I've read, but I really like it. The facts are simple enough for preschoolers to understand and the illustrations are beautiful.


  • Beautiful illustrations! I read this to my son and am learning things I never knew about hummingbirds.


  • Love books where I learn new things. My 5 year old has already used this one to identify the hummers near our house!!


  • This is a great book for kids interested in Hummingbirds. I bought this for my niece & she really enjoys it.



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