100 Facts Venomous Animals by Steve Parker


100 Facts Venomous Animals by Steve Parker

100 Facts Venom is bursting with exactly 100 awesome facts, mind-blowing images and fun activities to help children learn everything they need to know about the ferocious world of venomous creatures. 100 Facts Venom includes key topics about venomous animals in easily-digestible, numbered facts. Information is surrounded by amazing illustrations and photographs that put facts into context for children. Essential topics covered in 100 Facts Venom: The different types of venom and their effects Poisonous predators and how they hunt Which mammals are surprisingly venomous Examples of 'I don't believe it' fascinating facts: If certain kinds of strong-biting spider were the same size as a human, their sharp, deadly fangs would be bigger than bananas! Death stalker scorpions probably kill at least 5000 people each year. As the sun rises, they often come into cool, shady houses- just as people are walking around barefoot. If a Gila monster lizard bites, it usually hangs on so hard that the only way to loosen its grip is to put the whole lizard underwater. Activities to make learning accessible and interactive include: Match spiders with the places they are from Guess which mammals make venom with their elbows Create your own killer creature using body parts from different animals in this book Author: Steve ParkerConsultant: Camilla de la BedoyerePages: 48Age: 7+Dimensions: 9 X 12Format: Paperback with holographic foilISBN: 9781848104761

About the Author

STEVE PARKER is an award-winning science author for children and adults. After gaining a degree in Zoology and working at the Natural History Museum, Steve moved into educational publishing and has now written more than 300 titles. He is a Senior Scientific Fellow of the Zoological Society of London. JOHN HASLAM has been working as an illustrator for most of his professional life. John worked in advertising for 10 years and worked on various projects including TV storyboards, to illustrating for all kinds of accounts from Pritt Stick (the Pritt Stick Man was his invention), to comic pages such as Danger Mouse, Disney and Transformers.

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Publication date

28th February 2011



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