Ultimate Explorer Field Guide by Catherine Herbert Howell
Reptiles and Amphibians: Find Adventure! Go Outside! Have Fun! Be a Backyard Ranger and Amphibian Adventurer (National Geographic Kids: )

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Younger readers may not be able to take in all the information presented, but the charts are easy to read, and the history and tales presented are interesting. As with any NatGeo title, the photos are top-notch, though some of them are quite small.
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This fun, photo-filled, and fact-packed guide to reptiles and amphibians will make kids stop and look for all kinds of scaly and slimy creatures right in their own backyards. From turtles to geckos, red cornsnakes to toads, kids will learn how, where, and when to spot these animals all over the United States (and how to keep a safe distance when necessary). With tons of info and interactive prompts, it's the perfect companion for backyards or field trips, camping or vacations. Durable and portable, it's just right for your pocket or backpack!
 

About Catherine Herbert Howell

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Catherine Herbert Howell, a former National Geographic staff member, has written several books on natural history. She is the author most recently of National Geographic Pocket Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of North America (National Geographic Books 2015).
 
Published October 25, 2016 by National Geographic Children's Books. 160 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.
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on Oct 19 2016

Younger readers may not be able to take in all the information presented, but the charts are easy to read, and the history and tales presented are interesting. As with any NatGeo title, the photos are top-notch, though some of them are quite small.

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