Many people see snakes as gross and slimy, but snakes are actually one of the most fascinating reptiles on the planet. They have beautifully patterned skin, flexible bodies, internal ears, and the ability to swallow prey larger than their own heads! Learn more about these misunderstood and interesting creatures in this updated edition from award-winning science writer Seymour Simon. This nonfiction picture book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 6 to 8. It’s a fun way to learn to read and as a supplement for activity books for children.
Seymour Simon knows how to explain science to kids and make it fun. He was a teacher for more than twenty years, has written more than 250 books, and has won multiple awards.
This book includes an author's note, glossary, and index and supports the Common Core Learning Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) standards.