Snakes Are Hunters

by Patricia Lauber

On Sale: 01/22/2002

Snakes Are Hunters

by Patricia Lauber

illustrated by Holly Keller

On Sale: 01/22/2002


Reading Rainbow Book

About the Book

Read and find out all about snakes in this colorfully illustrated nonfiction picture book.

Slithering, scaly, and sly—snakes are fascinating reptiles. They are also hunters. Find out how snakes survive in the wild, how they capture their prey, and much more in Snakes Are Hunters.

Questions addressed in this book include:

  • How many different kinds of snakes are there in the world?
  • What are some ways that all snakes are alike?
  • What kind of snake weighs as much as 550 pounds and measures as long as 33 feet?

Read and find out in the proven winner Snakes Are Hunters!

This is a Level 2 Let's-Read-and-Find-Out, which means the book explores more challenging concepts for children in the primary grades. The 100+ titles in this leading nonfiction series are:

  • hands-on and visual
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Top 10 reasons to love LRFOs:

  • Entertain and educate at the same time
  • Have appealing, child-centered topics
  • Developmentally appropriate for emerging readers
  • Focused; answering questions instead of using survey approach
  • Employ engaging picture book quality illustrations
  • Use simple charts and graphics to improve visual literacy skills
  • Feature hands-on activities to engage young scientists
  • Meet national science education standards
  • Written/illustrated by award-winning authors/illustrators & vetted by an expert in the field
  • Over 130 titles in print, meeting a wide range of kids' scientific interests

Books in this series support the Common Core Learning Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) standards. Let's-Read-and-Find-Out is the winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Science Books & Films Prize for Outstanding Science Series.

Critical Praise

"A short, informative and well-paced introduction to the natural history and habits of these reptiles. Lauber, an award-winning science writer for children, also explores aspects of cold-bloodedness, hibernation, reproduction and growth. Keller's lively full-color illustrations complement the well-organized text," — Publishers Weekly


Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780064450911
  • ISBN 10: 0064450910
  • Imprint: HarperCollins
  • On Sale: 01/22/2002
  • Pages: 32
  • List Price:7.25 CAD
  • Ages: 4 to 8
  • BISAC1 : JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Zoology
  • BISAC2 : JUVENILE NONFICTION / Animals / Reptiles & Amphibians
  • BISAC3 : JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Environmental Science & Ecosystems

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