100 Facts Snakes is bursting with unbelievable images, fun activities and exactly 100 fascinating facts.
Children will learn everything they need to know about these cold-blooded predators. 100 Facts Snakes includes key topics about these slithery reptiles in simple numbered facts.
Every page features fantastic illustrations and photographs that support a child's understanding of the text.
This is the ultimate snake book for kids aged 7+ who want to discover more about venomous and non-venomous snakes.
Essential topics covered in 100 Facts Snakes: - Superior survival skills, hunting for prey and protecting their eggs- The purpose of their patterned, scaly skin- Harmless species and poisonous snakes such as vipers Examples of 'I don't believe it' fascinating facts: - The biggest snake ever to have lived was as long as a bus!
Known as Titanoboa, it lived in the rainforests of South America around 60 million years ago. - A few snakes polish their scales with a secretion from their nostrils.
This may waterproof the scales or allow the snake to leave a scent trail as it slithers along.- Large snakes can swallow prey up to a quarter of their own length.
They have been known to eat leopards, gazelles and even small crocodiles!
Activities to make learning accessible and interactive include: - Quiz question: Why does a puff adder inflate its body like a balloon?- Make a snake bracelet using thin card, colouring pencils, a hole punch, some wool and some colourful beads- Make a spiral snake using paper and decorate it with camouflage colours Author: Barbara TaylorConsultant: Camilla de la BedoyerePages: 48Age: 7+Dimensions: 9 X 12Format: Paperback with holographic foilISBN: 9781848102996
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 48 pages, 100+ illustrations
- Publisher: Miles Kelly Publishing Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/06/2010
- Category: Wildlife (Children's/YA)
- ISBN: 9781848102996