Reptiles for Kids: A Junior Scientist's Guide to Lizards, Amphibians, and Cold-Blooded Creatures (Junior Scientists) (Paperback)

Reptiles for Kids: A Junior Scientist's Guide to Lizards, Amphibians, and Cold-Blooded Creatures (Junior Scientists) By Michael G. Starkey Cover Image

Reptiles for Kids: A Junior Scientist's Guide to Lizards, Amphibians, and Cold-Blooded Creatures (Junior Scientists) (Paperback)

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Explore the fascinating world of reptiles with the Junior Scientists series for kids ages 6 to 9

Big and small. Cute and dangerous. Covered in spikes, scales, and bony plates! Reptiles for Kids is filled with fun facts and amazing photos of slithering snakes and lizards, tough turtles and tortoises, creepy crocodiles and alligators, and some awesome amphibians. These ancient animals come in all sizes, shapes, and colors, from the weird to the wonderful and everything in between.

Learn how a tadpole becomes a frog, what a crocodile likes to eat (and how it catches its prey!), and which gecko drops its tail when scared. Discover how to identify reptiles in your area, which reptiles can thrive at home, and the reptiles that need your help—and how you can be part of conservation efforts around the world to save them. With this book, you'll soon be an expert on our cold-blooded friends.

Reptiles for Kids includes:

  • Reptile 101—Find out what the differences are between reptiles and mammals.
  • Look at that!—This fascinating book comes with tons of vibrant color photographs.
  • In the home—Learn about the best reptiles to keep at home and how to properly care for them.

Feed your wildlife curiosity with this fantastic book on reptiles for kids.

MICHAEL STARKEY is a conservation biologist, ecological consultant, and public speaker working to educate and involve the public in wildlife conservation issues. He is the founder and executive director of Save The Snakes, a nonprofit organization dedicated to snake conservation.

Product Details ISBN: 9781647396497
ISBN-10: 1647396492
Publisher: Callisto Kids
Publication Date: August 25th, 2020
Pages: 86
Language: English
Series: Junior Scientists

“Michael Starkey is passionate about herpetofauna conservation. His knowledge about amphibians and reptiles comes from authentic fieldwork experiences as he works tirelessly for their protection. I have traveled and worked alongside Michael in India and Nepal, as well as in my home state of Georgia and deeply appreciate the work he does, especially his work with snakes. As a board member of Save The Snakes I have seen firsthand his dedication to snake conservation efforts around the world.” —Dr. David Wojnowski, PhD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Science Education, Georgia State University