Viewfinder: Reptiles

Overview

Know a kid who's scared of snakes? Now he or she can come face to face with a venomous viper—without fear! Viewfinder: Reptiles lets kids explore the scaly, slimy world of snakes, alligators, turtles and lizards. Using the removable magnifier, they'll learn how the gila monster moves, how the pancake tortoise protects itself (hint: it's all about the shell!), and how the dangerous Komodo dragon hunts its prey—all in close up, guaranteed to amaze detail. And under special sliding panels and fabulous flaps, kids ...

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Overview

Know a kid who's scared of snakes? Now he or she can come face to face with a venomous viper—without fear! Viewfinder: Reptiles lets kids explore the scaly, slimy world of snakes, alligators, turtles and lizards. Using the removable magnifier, they'll learn how the gila monster moves, how the pancake tortoise protects itself (hint: it's all about the shell!), and how the dangerous Komodo dragon hunts its prey—all in close up, guaranteed to amaze detail. And under special sliding panels and fabulous flaps, kids will find even more to marvel at, from rotating eyes that can see it all to super sharp claws that can slice through just about anything. Viewfinder: Reptiles offers every kid a chance to become a reptile expert!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781607100294
  • Publisher: Silver Dolphin Books
  • Publication date: 5/1/2011
  • Series: Viewfinder Series
  • Pages: 30
  • Age range: 7 years
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 11.30 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Barbara Taylor studied Environmental Sciences at Southampton University before becoming a science editor and writer at London's Natural History Museum. She has worked as an editor for a number of London publishers and is an award-winning author of more than 120 children's information books and encyclopedias on natural history, science and geography. Barbara has won the following awards: The American Association of Physics Science Writing Award; The Geographical Association Gold Award; The English Association's 4-11 award in the Key Stage 2 Non-Fiction category; The Wow! Award from the National Literacy Association.

Stephen Moss is a television producer, writer and broadcaster specialising in British wildlife, especially birds. He works at the BBC Natural History Unit in Bristol, where he has been responsible for many successful series, including Birding with Bill Oddie, Big Cat Diary, The Nature of Britain and Springwatch. He writes a monthly column on birdwatching for The Guardian, and regularly contributes to magazines and radio programmes. His books include A Bird in the Bush: a Social History of Birdwatching, This Birding Life, A Sky Full of Starlings and The Bumper Book of Nature.

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