Author(s): Nic Bishop

Wild Animals

YIKES!!! Join naturalist Nic Bishop for a closer look at scaly, scary snakes! Snakes are scaly, scary, silent predators. They use powerful venom or crushing strength to overwhelm their victims. Then they swallow them whole!
With breathtaking full-page images, Sibert Medal-winning photographer Nic Bishop introduces the terrifying and beautiful world of snakes. The simple, engaging text presents both basic information and captivating details about the appearance, habits, and remarkable abilities of these amazing reptiles. An index and glossary are included, along with an author's note detailing his research and the fun stories behind the photographs.


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Praise for Nic Bishop's Animal Series "A fascinating depth of information." --THE HORN BOOK, starred review "Stupendous photographs." --KIRKUS REVIEWS, starred review "Spectacular fold-out pages." --SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL, starred review "A wealth of intriguing facts." --BOOKLIST, starred review "Thoughtfully crafted." --BCCB, starred review

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 Lizards. He has a doctorate in biological sciences and a passionate interest in many of the smaller animals on our planet. Formerly from New Zealand, Nic lives in Michigan. Visit him online at

General Fields

  • : 9780545206389
  • : Scholastic
  • : Scholastic
  • : September 2012
  • : United States
  • : November 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Nic Bishop
  • : 48
  • : 597.96
  • : Hardback