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Children's LiteratureSpanish speaking early readers will be captivated by the full color photographs in this nonfiction "Yellow Umbrella Books" science series. This title discusses the similarities and differences between snakes and lizards. The text is easy for readers and the chapters are broken down by subtitles. The introductory chapter begins by clarifying for readers that snakes and lizards are reptiles. Chapters include information about their cold blooded nature, the use of their tongues for smell, the shedding of their skin, reptiles having feet, and the differences in their eyes and sense of hearing. The end includes a glossary of terms with a page number provided. In addition, a word count of the text is provided for educators. An Accelerated Reader quiz is available for this selection. This informative science book is a straightforward overview, with the basic facts about the world of snakes and reptiles. 2005, Capstone Press, Ages 6 to 8.