Get to know reptiles and amphibians with this children’s guide that includes an introduction to herpetology and a species identification section.
Few types of animals captivate children like reptiles and amphibians do. These “herps” tend to be small, easy to find, and fascinating to observe. Become a young herpetologist. Learn all about frogs, lizards, snakes, turtles, and other cool critters. Debut author Dr. Amanda D. Clark, a professional educator and researcher, presents a kids’ introduction to herpetology, the study of reptiles and amphibians. From alligators and crocodiles to skinks and salamanders, this easy-to-understand book is a perfect guide for beginners.
Reptiles & Amphibians for Kids features expert insights on a variety of common and important species. It delves into such topics as the differences between reptiles and amphibians, their evolutionary beginnings, and staying safe when encountering them. In the field-guide section, featured species are organized by type. Full-color photographs and descriptions of key markings help readers to identify the critters they see in nature.
Inside You’ll Find
- Beginner’s guide to reptiles and amphibians
- The basics of herpetology and animal anatomy
- Identification guide to common and important species to know
- Fun bonus activities for the whole family