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Snakes (Scholastic Reader, Level 2: Nic Bishop Reader #5)

Series: Scholastic Reader, Level 2

by Nic Bishop, Illustrated By Nic Bishop


Scholastic Inc.
September 2016


Non-Fiction
Ages 6 – 7 . Grades 1 – 2

Lexile measure: 620L

DRA: 20

Guided Reading: L


Some snakes are more dangerous than others. Those that have venom, or poison, can kill their prey with just one bite!

Now even the youngest readers can join Sibert Medal-winning photographer and biologist Nic Bishop as he takes a closer look at the world's most amazing animals! In this book, Nic introduces fun facts about snakes and their bodies, habits, and life cycle. This adaptation of the award-winning picture book has accessible Level 2 text that is perfect for beginners and eye-catching photographs that will delight naturalists of all ages. This reader includes a brief author's note, glossary, and photo index.
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 nicbishop.com.

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  • Praise for Nic Bishop Snakes:

    * "Bishop's brilliantly photographed book will appeal both to snake fans and casual browsers." -- School Library Journal, starred review

    * "Bishop offers an excellent photographic guide to these reptiles." -- Publishers Weekly, starred review

    * "Bishop returns with his always-amazing photographs... It will take a while for readers to tear themselves away." -- Horn Book Magazine, starred review

    "Stunning photographs." -- Booklist

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Paperback / softback
$3.99

ISBN: 9780545605717

32pp. | 6 x 9