I (Don't) Like Snakes by Nicola Davies
  

Synopsis

I (Don't) Like Snakes by Nicola Davies

A bold, bright and fascinating Nature Storybook about one of the world's most hated creatures - the snake! A bold, bright and fascinating Nature Storybook by award-winning writer and zoologist Nicola Davies, about one of the world's most hated creatures - the snake! Perhaps it's the way they slither, or maybe it's their slimy, scaly skin ...whatever the reason, many of us shiver at the thought of a snake - and so does the little girl in this book. But the rest of her family loves them and as they tell her more about snakes (did you know they have no eyelids, smell with their tongues and can swim?) she has a change of heart, and by the end of the book she loves them too. Luciano Lozano's stylish, colourful and informative illustrations perfectly match the warmth and humour of the text.

Reviews

It's an unusual tale and the illustrations, which have a 1950s feel, are sss-sensational. -- Alex O'Connell The Times Davies

's superb illustrations of both human and reptilian characters work so well together. The combination of almost cartoon-like humans and zoologically accurate snake drawings together with the differing type-faces used for the text is enormously effective. A must buy for budding zoologists and for the primary school library. -- Jill Bennet Red Reading Hub Bold, fascinating Nature Storybook about one of the world's most hated creatures - the snake! The Bookseller'

About the Author

Nicola Davies

Nicola Davies is an award-winning author whose many books for children include Ice Bear, Big Blue Whale, Dolphin Baby, Bat Loves the Night and the Silver Street Farm series. She is a Zoology graduate, an expert in whales and bats, and has worked for the BBC Natural History Unit. She lives in Crickhowell, Wales.

Read more about Nicola Davies here.

Please note there are two children's authors called Nicola Davies which our systems are unable to tell apart. The books Star in the Custard, Shampoo and Seawater, and Stories from Abergele Street are not written by this Nicola Davies. Apologies.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 5

Author

Nicola Davies
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Author's Website

www.nicola-davies.com/

Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

5th May 2016

ISBN

9781406365689


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