Thursday, April 7, 2011

April's Featured Author/Photographer: Nic Bishop

Nic Bishop is a scientist, a photographer and an author of books for children. He takes clear, crisp, close-up pictures of spiders, frogs,butterflies and other animals -- and writes books to help young readers understand the beauties and complexities of nature.

He received a Sibert Honor citation in 2008 for his book on Spiders and a Sibert Medal in 2011 for Kakapo Rescue: Saving the World's Strangest Parrot.

You can find out more about Mr. Bishop and his books on the official Nic Bishop website. Or you can ask a librarian to help you find some of this books on the shelves of the San Antonio Public Library.

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