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Reptiles

Reptiles

Introduces readers to the range of reptiles that live on land and in water. Find out why snakes swallow their meal whole, why geckos have to lick their eyes and how chameleons catch insects with their tongues. This work includes fun projects that help young readers discover more about reptiles. "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

Hardback, Book, Reproduction. English.
Published London: Kingfisher Books Ltd, 2006
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Details

ISBN: 0753413086, 9780753413081
Intended audience: Primary 5+.
Note: Hardback.
Biography: 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.
Physical Description: 48 p. : col., graphs, photo., full- ; 26x19 cm.
Series: Kingfisher young knowledge S.
Subject: Reptiles & amphibians.; 5-7 years; Non-fiction; Ordinary Printed Book Format; Non-character; Non Tie-in.; Reptiles Juvenile literature.

Contents

  1. 01: Half title page
  2. 02-03: Imprint and title pages
  3. 04-05: Contents page
  4. 06-07: What is a reptile?
  5. 08-09: Different types
  6. 10-11: Temperature control
  7. 12-13: Reptile skin
  8. 14-15: Repile senses
  9. 16-17: Foot functions
  10. 18-19: Fangs and teeth
  11. 20-21: Moving on land
  12. 22-23: Moving in water
  13. 24-25: Moving in trees
  14. 26-27: Finding food
  15. 28-29: Finding a mate
  16. 30-31: Reptile eggs
  17. 32-33: Growing up
  18. 34-35: Keeping safe
  19. 36-37: Dragons and devils
  20. 38-39: Using poisons
  21. 40-41: A future for reptiles
  22. 42-43: Project: 'Lizard cape'
  23. 44-45: Projects: 'Pop-up croc' and 'Snake stick'
  24. 46-47: Project: 'Sticky tongues'
  25. 48: Index.