Reptiles

Reptiles

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Ask Dr K Fisher about...is a hilarious and unique way of learning about favourite topics. This innovative series uses a problem-page format to explain facts. 'Problems' are mailed to agony uncle Dr K Fisher, who then responds to them with sympathy and a wealth of knowledge."Ask Dr K Fisher about Reptiles" answers the problems that plague Earth's scaly creatures. The agony uncle patiently responds to each reptile's letter - about themselves, their peers and all aspects of reptile life. Dr K Fisher's replies provide invaluable information about snapping, slithering and hissing, as well as defence, attack and reptile habitats.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 32 pages
  • 250 x 250 x 13mm | 458g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • full-colour artwork
  • 0753415755
  • 9780753415757
  • 1,703,117

Table of contents

4-5 Should I spend less time in the sun?; An alligator writes; 6-7 I can't face the world without my tail; A gecko writes; 8-9 Dr K Fisher's Guide to; Reptile Defences; 10-11 I'm worried about my skin; An iguana writes; 12-13 Can I lay my eggs nearer to home?; A green turtle writes; 14-15 Dr K Fisher's Guide to Reptile Young; 16-17 Can I fly like the birds?; A flying lizard writes; 18-19 How can I stop wetting myself?; A desert tortoise writes; 20-21 Dr K Fisher's Guide to Habitats; 22-23 Why I still play with my rattle?; A desert tortoise writes; 24-25 Can I be friends with a python?; A rat writes; 26-27 Dr K Fisher's Guide to Reptile Food; 28-29 Why do I keep changing?; A chameleon writes; 30-32 Glossary and index.show more

Review quote

"'What a great way of introducing kids to our wild wonders.' Steve Backshall, presenter of BBC's The Really Wild Show 'When I was a kid I'd have definitely referred to Dr K... I can highly recommend this book for any budding wildlife adventurer.' Nigel Marven, presenter of ITV's Prehistoric Park"show more

About Claire Llewellyn

Claire Llewellyn is a prize-winning author of non-fiction for young readers - in 1991, she was shortlisted for the prestigious TES Junior Information Book Award for Take One: Rubbish - and in 1992, she won that award for My First Book of Time. Since then, Claire has written more than 100 children's books on a wide range of subjects. Kate Sheppard went to the same art college as David Hockney. She has illustrated well over 100 volumes. The quirkier the book, the more fun Kate has with the drawings.show more

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