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.
"The author offers solid material, including food for thought about
the pet parrot industry and the risk of disappearing habitats. The
watercolor paintings are real showstoppers -- the parrots stand out
like jewels against muted landscapes."
"Uniquely attractive work with which to round out the bird section...an appealing and comprehensive introduction."
"This book presents basic information along with varied, beautiful watercolor paintings. A colorful addition to the long-running About... series."