Reptiles

Reptiles

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"KFYK - Kingfisher Young Knowledge" is a science-based, highly visual, inspirational learning experience. Lively, engaging text explains the basics of a favourite subject, zooming in on intriguing aspects illustrated with stunning, full-colour photographs. Project spreads, featuring activities to do at home or when out and about, encourage hands-on involvement and understanding. "KFYK Reptiles" introduces readers to the huge range of reptiles that live on land and in water. Reptiles come in all shapes and sizes and many have amazing talents. Find out why snakes swallow their meal whole, why geckos have to lick their eyes and how chameleons catch insects with their tongues. Fun and easy projects will help young readers discover more about reptiles.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 48 pages
  • 194 x 255 x 11mm | 409g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • full-colour photographs
  • 0753413086
  • 9780753413081
  • 369,768

Table of contents

01: Half title page; 02-03: Imprint and title pages; 04-05: Contents page; 06-07: What is a reptile?; 08-09: Different types; 10-11: Temperature control; 12-13: Reptile skin; 14-15: Repile senses; 16-17: Foot functions; 18-19: Fangs and teeth; 20-21: Moving on land; 22-23: Moving in water; 24-25: Moving in trees; 26-27: Finding food; 28-29: Finding a mate; 30-31: Reptile eggs; 32-33: Growing up; 34-35: Keeping safe; 36-37: Dragons and devils; 38-39: Using poisons; 40-41: A future for reptiles; 42-43: Project: 'Lizard cape'; 44-45: Projects: 'Pop-up croc' and 'Snake stick'; 46-47: Project: 'Sticky tongues'; 48: Index.show more

Review quote

"Fast facts about physical characteristics and behavior, close-up photographs and a running glossary make up this introduction to reptiles."show more

About Belinda Weber

Belinda Weber is an author and editor who has written many children's books on natural history, science, history and geography. She lives in London.show more