Snakes by Barbara Taylor
  

Synopsis

Snakes by Barbara Taylor

100 Facts Snakes is bursting with unbelievable images, fun activities and exactly 100 fascinating facts. Children will learn everything they need to know about these cold-blooded predators. 100 Facts Snakes includes key topics about these slithery reptiles in simple numbered facts. Every page features fantastic illustrations and photographs that support a child's understanding of the text. This is the ultimate snake book for kids aged 7+ who want to discover more about venomous and non-venomous snakes. Essential topics covered in 100 Facts Snakes: Superior survival skills, hunting for prey and protecting their eggs The purpose of their patterned, scaly skin Harmless species and poisonous snakes such as vipers Examples of 'I don't believe it' fascinating facts: The biggest snake ever to have lived was as long as a bus! Known as Titanoboa, it lived in the rainforests of South America around 60 million years ago. A few snakes polish their scales with a secretion from their nostrils. This may waterproof the scales or allow the snake to leave a scent trail as it slithers along. Large snakes can swallow prey up to a quarter of their own length. They have been known to eat leopards, gazelles and even small crocodiles! Activities to make learning accessible and interactive include: Quiz question: Why does a puff adder inflate its body like a balloon? Make a snake bracelet using thin card, colouring pencils, a hole punch, some wool and some colourful beads Make a spiral snake using paper and decorate it with camouflage colours Author: Barbara TaylorConsultant: Camilla de la BedoyerePages: 48Age: 7+Dimensions: 9 X 12Format: Paperback with holographic foilISBN: 9781848102996

About the Author

Barbara Taylor has written more than 120 children's books and encyclopedias. She was previously Science Editor at London's Natural History Museum. She has won the American Association of Physics Science Award and the National Literacy Association Wow Award.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Paperback
48 pages

Author

Barbara Taylor
More books by Barbara Taylor

Publisher

Miles Kelly Publishing Ltd

Publication date

31st May 2010

ISBN

9781848102996


It’s so easy to find the right book for your child. Such an easy-to-use, yet in-depth website. 100% reliable.

Pippa, Jack, Liam & Matthew Wils

It’s a community united by a passion for books and promoting the best there is in children’s literature.

Sam Bateman and family

I am so pleased to have signed my kids up as they are reading a much wider range of books and even choosing books out of their comfort zone.

Angela East

I love lovereading4kids because I’ve read amazing books I would never have picked up, and its opened doors to new genre’s I now love.

Harriet Cunningham

We love Lovereading4kids because it promotes reading choices, new authors and a sense of community for children of all ages!

Rachel Bridgeman

Writing reviews help the children with their literacy skills and we always read the books together which gives us good quality family time!

Cat Bisland (on behalf of the Bi

It is fantastic, you get to read lots of books and you always find something new and amazing in them.

Erica Motoc, age 7

Lovereading4kids is great, we get books really early never late. We love to read and review, and think you would like it too. The excitement

Jasmine Harris-Hart, age 12
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools