Toad by Stephen Savage


Toad by Stephen Savage

Discover the exciting world of the toad, from a garden pond to a remote woodland - explore some of the different habitats that are the toad's home. Could you tell the difference between a toad and a frog? Do you know what a toad looks like when it is 8 weeks' old? Have you ever seen a toad catching its prey? Follow the toad's life cycle, from the hatching of a tadpole to finding a mate. And find out about the threats facing toads today and what can be done to protect them. This work includes an animal map, locator map, life cycle summary and 'unusual fact' boxes.

About the Author

Stephen Savage is a biologist, natural history lecturer and Associate Member of the Institute of Biology. Author of over 26 natural history books for children, Stephen works with schoolchildren and adults focusing on the local environment and how people can discover its secrets for themselves.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 7 To 11


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Publication date

1st January 2005



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