Nic Bishop: Snakes

Nic Bishop: Snakes

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YIKES!!! Join naturalist Nic Bishop for a closer look at scaly, scary snakes!

Snakes are scaly, scary, silent predators. They use powerful venom or crushing strength to overwhelm their victims. Then they swallow them whole!With breathtaking full-page images, Sibert Medal-winning photographer Nic Bishop introduces the terrifying and beautiful world of snakes. The simple, engaging text presents both basic information and captivating details about the appearance, habits, and remarkable abilities of these amazing reptiles. An index and glossary are included, along with an author's note detailing his research and the fun stories behind the photographs.
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Product details

  • 6-8
  • Hardback | 48 pages
  • 206 x 279 x 10mm | 458g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, color
  • 0545206383
  • 9780545206389
  • 689,634

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Praise for Nic Bishop's Animal SeriesA fascinating depth of information. --THE HORN BOOK, starred reviewStupendous photographs. --KIRKUS REVIEWS, starred reviewSpectacular fold-out pages. --SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL, starred reviewA wealth of intriguing facts. --BOOKLIST, starred reviewThoughtfully crafted. --BCCB, starred review
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About Nic Bishop

Sibert Medalist Nic Bishop is the author and photographer of many award-winning books for children, including Red-Eyed Tree Frog; Chameleon, Chameleon; Nic Bishop Spiders; and most recently, Nic Bishop Snakes. He has a doctorate in biological sciences and a passionate interest in many of the smaller animals on our planet. Nic lives in New Zealand. Visit him online at
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Rating details

424 ratings
4.27 out of 5 stars
5 52% (220)
4 30% (128)
3 12% (53)
2 4% (15)
1 2% (8)
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