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There are more than 250 kinds of poisonous snakes, and this illustrated book tells where they live, what they eat, and how they behave. It also reveals which snakes pose no danger to humans, how snakes are "milked," how anti-venom is made, and what to do if you're bitten.

Describes the behavior and characteristics of different kinds of poisonous snakes, including cobras, rattlesnakes, and water moccasins.

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Overview

There are more than 250 kinds of poisonous snakes, and this illustrated book tells where they live, what they eat, and how they behave. It also reveals which snakes pose no danger to humans, how snakes are "milked," how anti-venom is made, and what to do if you're bitten.

Describes the behavior and characteristics of different kinds of poisonous snakes, including cobras, rattlesnakes, and water moccasins.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781623344214
  • Publisher: Seymour Science
  • Publication date: 12/5/2012
  • Series: Dover Children's Science Books Series
  • Sold by: Seymour Science
  • Format: NOOK Kids Read to Me
  • Sales rank: 514,882
  • Age range: 8 - 11 Years
  • File size: 59 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

Seymour Simon, whom the New York Times called "the dean of the [children's science] field," is the author of more than 250 highly acclaimed science books, more than seventyfive of which have been named Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children by the National Science Teachers Association. He has introduced tens of millions of children to a staggering array of subjects, and his Collins photoessay series is cobranded with the Smithsonian Institution, giving them a special seal of approval from a leading authority on science and education.
Seymour Simon's free, educational children's app, SCIENCE FUN TO GO, debuted in the Top 10 of all free children's apps in the Amazon App store. His website, SeymourSimon.com, is a 2011 Webby Honoree designed to engage children in science, reading and writing. And his interactive, read aloud iBook, WHY DO PUPPIES DO THAT, was one of five finalists in the Children's category of the Publishing Innovation Awards at Digital Book World 2012.
Seymour Simon is a founding partner in StarWalk Kids Media (starwalkkids.com), a streaming content provider and marketing platform for eBooks, apps and other engaging, educational content. The company distributes its product to schools and libraries, teachers, caregivers and parents seeking high quality and affordable children's literature, with a special emphasis on nonfiction. StarWalk Kids has assembled a bestinclass catalogue of awardwinning titles by beloved authors and illustrators, available through a website which enables educators to search for books by Lexile Level, Alphabetic Level, and Common Core Standards.
Seymour Simon has been honored with many awards for his work, including the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Lifetime Achievement Award for his lasting contribution to children's science literature; The Washington Post/Children's Book Guild Award for Nonfiction; and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Forum on Children's Science Books.
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Table of Contents


Introduction
Poisonous Snakes Around the World
Poison Fangs and Venom
Cobras and Their Relatives
Sea Snakes
True Vipers
Pit Vipers
Rattlesnakes
How Dangerous Are Poisonous Snakes?
Books for Further Reading and Research
Index
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