Learn how to identify and group mammals, birds, amphibians, insects, reptiles and fish, with this fantastic series all about classification.
Classification: Focus on: Reptiles shows children how to identify and group reptiles according to their characteristics. It answers questions such as what is a reptile? Where do reptiles live? What do reptiles eat? And how do reptiles keep cool? Along with many others.
The book looks at reptiles from snakes and lizards to alligators and turtles and their young, as well as some more unusual reptiles such as tuataras and basilisk lizards. It also offers advice on keeping reptiles as pets.
The book also contains a useful scale to demonstrate the size of many reptiles in comparison to a human hand or an adult human, along with a topic web, a glossary and some suggestions for extension activities.
Other titles in the series include Classification: Focus on: Amphibians, Classification: Focus on: Birds, Classification: Focus on: Insects, Classification: Focus on: Mammals and Classification: Focus on: Fish.