My Best Book of Snakes

My Best Book of Snakes

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From the harmless European grass snake to the dark and deadly taipan of Australia, this book is an introduction to one of the most feared and maligned reptiles on earth. Discover how an Indian king cobra guards its eggs against elephants, how a green anaconda suffocates prey in the Amazon rainforest and why an African egg-eating snake dislocates its jaw to swallow a meal.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 226 x 264 x 10mm | 181.44g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • colour illustrations, glossary, index
  • 0753408228
  • 9780753408223

About Christiane Gunzi

Christiane Gunzi has worked in book publishing for over 15 years, mainly writing and editing children's titles. She is an experienced author of natural history books. In the My Best Book of series, she has written My Best Book of Big Cats and My Best Book of Polar Animals. Christiane is currently enjoying the challenge of running a publishing and packaging company, but still prefers writing about wildlife.show more

Table of contents

Meet the snake; a world of snakes; sliding snakes (how snakes move); snake babies; hunting and feeding (constrictors, fanged snakes and egg-eaters); warning signals (rattlesnake, puff adder, Indian cobra); colour and camouflage; king cobra; cottonmouth; black mamba; sea snakes; flying snakes; snakes in danger; studying snakes.show more

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