Classifying Reptiles: 2nd Edition

Classifying Reptiles: 2nd Edition

by Louise Splisbury
     
 

What makes a reptile a reptile? How is a crocodile different from an alligator? Why do iguanas bask in the sun? Classifying Living Things investigates how and why we group animals. Each book focuses on a particular class of living things, looking at the key characteristics that set its members apart from those of other classes. Discover how classes of living things…  See more details below

Overview

What makes a reptile a reptile? How is a crocodile different from an alligator? Why do iguanas bask in the sun? Classifying Living Things investigates how and why we group animals. Each book focuses on a particular class of living things, looking at the key characteristics that set its members apart from those of other classes. Discover how classes of living things have evolved, and how species have adapted to suit their environments. Find out why certain animals may show some characteristics of a particular class, but actually belong to another. 'Classifying Reptiles' looks at the amazing class of scaly, cold-blooded creatures. Find out how reptiles are grouped into orders and how each one is different from the rest. From turtles to taipans, from giant crocodiles to tiny geckos, discover what makes reptiles so special.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781432923679
Publisher:
Heinemann-Raintree
Publication date:
06/15/2009
Series:
Classifying Living Things Series
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 10.20(h) x 0.10(d)
Lexile:
IG1060L (what's this?)
Age Range:
8 - 10 Years

Meet the Author

Richard Spilsbury is an experienced author of nonfiction books for young people. He has written about a wide range of topics including science, nature, and history.

Louise Spilsbury is an experienced author of nonfiction books for young people. Her writing covers a wide range of topics from animals and science to history and social studies.

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