Some snakes are more dangerous than others. Those that have venom, or poison, can kill their prey with just one bite!
Now even the youngest readers can join Sibert Medal-winning photographer and biologist Nic Bishop as he takes a closer look at the world's most amazing animals! In this book, Nic introduces fun facts about snakes and their bodies, habits, and life cycle. This adaptation of the award-winning picture book has accessible Level 2 text that is perfect for beginners and eye-catching photographs that will delight naturalists of all ages. This reader includes a brief author's note, glossary, and photo index.
Sibert Medalist Nic Bishop is the author and photographer of many award-winning books for children, including Red-Eyed Tree Frog; Chameleon, Chameleon; Nic Bishop Spiders; and most recently, Nic Bishop Snakes. He has a doctorate in biological sciences and a passionate interest in many of the smaller animals on our planet. Nic lives in New Zealand. Visit him online at www.nicbishop.com.
Praise for Nic Bishop Snakes:
* "Bishop's brilliantly photographed book will appeal both to snake fans and casual browsers." -- School Library Journal, starred review
* "Bishop offers an excellent photographic guide to these reptiles." -- Publishers Weekly, starred review
* "Bishop returns with his always-amazing photographs... It will take a while for readers to tear themselves away." -- Horn Book Magazine, starred review
"Stunning photographs." -- Booklist