The Best Book of Snakes

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Kingfisher, Sep 1, 2003 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 31 pages

Every aspect of snakes is covered, from camouflage and cold-bloodedness to how they move and kill their prey. Children who are fascinated by snakes will also discover how they feed and raise their young, how to study snakes, and why some snakes are endangered. Specially commissioned art shows a variety of these animals--flying snakes, sea snakes, and also more infamous snakes such as the black mamba and king cobra--in their habitats.

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User Review  - 777100987 - LibraryThing

This book could be used in one of my lessons on ecology or evolution. Many environmental features associated with particular species of snakes are demonstrated. The author is accurate in all of her ... Read full review

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User Review  - bperkins07 - LibraryThing

Genre: This is a good example of an informational book. It has many facts about snakes in different areas, for example how snakes move, how they are born, how they eat and hunt, or they are camouflaged, and their habitats, among other things. Read full review

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About the author (2003)

Christiane Gunzi is the author of several natural history books for children. Her works for Kingfisher include The Best Book of Big Cats, The Best Book of Snakes, The Best Book of Endangered and Extinct Animals, and The Best Book of Whales and Dolphins.

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