|From The Publisher*||This addition to the hit Little Kids First Big Book series explores the fascinating world of reptiles and amphibians, from slithering snakes and scaly lizards to bumpy frogs and spotty salamanders.|
Get ready to meet a variety of awesome animals, from frilled lizards to giant tortoises to goliath frogs. This reference book for the younger set answers questions that range from "What is the biggest reptile in the world?" to "How can a boa constrictor fit a deer into its mouth?" Readers explore what makes an animal a reptile or an amphibian and learn about more than 45 different creatures. Packed with more than 250 stunning color photos, the book also provides information on animal habitats, characteristics, and behavior. Filled with fun facts and designed for interactive learning, it is sure to become a favorite with budding herpetologists and their parents.
|Biographical Note||CATHERINE D. HUGHES is the author of several books in the National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book series, including Dinosaurs, Space, Animals, Bugs, Birds, Ocean, and Pets. She has an educational background in wildlife biology, a master's degree in early childhood development, and has worked as executive editor for preschool content at the National Geographic Society. Hughes continues to combine her three life passions--kids, natural history, and the written word--as a consultant, writer, and editor for children's books.|