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Snakes (Paperback)

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Description


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.

About the Author


Seymour Simon has been called “the dean of the [children’s science book] field” by the New York Times. He has written more than 300 books for young readers and has received the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Lifetime Achievement Award for his lasting contribution to children’s science literature, the Science Books & Films Key Award for Excellence in Science Books, the Empire State Award for excellence in literature for young people, and the Educational Paperback Association Jeremiah Ludington Award. He and his wife, Liz, live in Columbia County in Upstate New York. You can visit him online at www.seymoursimon.com, where students can post on the “Seymour Science Blog” and educators can download a free four-page teacher guide to accompany this book, putting it in context with Common Core objectives. Join the growing legion of @seymoursimon fans on Twitter!



Product Details
ISBN: 9780061140952
ISBN-10: 0061140953
Publisher: HarperCollins
Publication Date: March 13th, 2007
Pages: 32
Language: English
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