Reptiles

Reptiles

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Description

"KFYK" is a highly visual, accessible and inspirational learning experience. Lively, engaging text explains the basics of a favourite science subject, zooming in on intriguing aspects illustrated with stunning full-colour photographs."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. You can find out why snakes swallow their meal whole, why geckos 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
  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 194 x 255 x 5mm | 202g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • photographs & artwork
  • 075341371X
  • 9780753413715
  • 2,162,294

Table of contents

6 What is a reptile?; 8 Different types; 10 Temperature control; 12 Reptile skin; 14 Reptile senses; 16 Foot functions; 18 Fangs and teeth; 20 Moving on land; 22 Moving on water; 24 Moving in trees; 26 Finding food; 28 Finding a mate; 30 Reptile eggs; 32 Growing up; 34 Keeping safe; 36 Dragons and devils; 38 Using poisons; 40 A future for reptiles; 42 Projects; 48 Index.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, including including The Kingfisher Children's Atlas and The Best Book of Night-time Animals. She has a lifelong interest in wildlife and previously directed the Adopt an Animal fundraising program for the Zoological Society of London.show more

Review quote

"'Highly visual and inspirational for young readers.' Teaching & Learning 'This is a coherent, lucid series... pure gold.' The Observer"show more