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Peachtree Publishers

About Habitats - Polar Regions

This beginner's guide and classroom favorite explores the Arctic and Antarctic biomes, their beauty, and global diversity. From the creators of the award—winning About Habitats and About… series.


In this addition to the About Habitats series, former educator and author Cathryn Sill uses simple, easy—to—understand language to teach children what the Polar Regions are?from the frozen deserts of Antarctica to the ice floes of the Arctic Ocean?along with what kinds of animals and plants live there, how they have adapted to life in the environment, and why they're important.


Noted wildlife illustrator John Sill offers full—color illustrations depicting the various landscapes and species of animals and plants. A glossary and afterword provide further details. Great for early childhood and elementary units on geography and habitats, nature and environment.


The About Habitats series introduces children to specific habitats and their living and nonliving components. Each book in the series provides information about the nature and characteristics of the habitat while the full—page illustrations expand on that information.

Cathryn Sill, a graduate of Western Carolina University, was an elementary school teacher for thirty years. She lives in North Carolina.
John Sill holds a BS in wildlife biology from North Carolina State University. Combining his knowledge of wildlife and artistic skill, John has achieved an impressive reputation as a wildlife artist and received several awards. He lives in North Carolina.