They're sssslithery! They're slippery! They creep us out!
But get to know them and you'll find are snakes private, quiet types who just want a cool, shady place to call home. From the tip of their forked tongues, to skin that sheds, to the rattles on certain tails, these creatures have secrets all kids will love.
Get kids reading with lots of cool information about subjects that matter to them! The “National Geographic Readers” series does this with simple, fun text, colorful photos and kid-friendly diagrams. Each book falls into one of five reading levels.
Developed in close consultation with literacy education experts, this new series is one teachers, librarians, parents, and grandparents know they can trust to nurture every child's love of reading.
Level 2: For kids who are reading independently. ages 5-7
This high-interest, educationally vetted series of beginning readers features the magnificent images of National Geographic, accompanied by texts written by experienced, skilled children's book authors. The inside back cover of the paperback edition is an interactive feature based upon the book. Level 1 books reinforce the content of the book with a kinesthetic learning activity. In Level 2 books readers complete a Cloze letter, or fun fill-in, with vocabulary words.