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

REVIEW

Following two titles absorption on birds and rocks and minerals (both 2016, not reviewed), the Ultimate Explorer field-guide alternation continues to expand.

With its bunched trim, strong visuals, and easy-to-use table of contents, glossary, and index, this adviser is meant to accompany kids on their adventures. Color-coded circles that divide the groups into crocodilians, turtles, lizards, snakes, salamanders, and frogs and toads beleaguer anniversary animal’s photo. Making identification alike easier, there’s a “Quick ID Guide” in the aback that provides thumbnail pictures and page numbers. For anniversary entry, readers will apprentice both accepted and Latin names, habitat, size, range, food, and some absorbing facts. Labeled assets also point out anecdotic features. Various double-page spreads breach up the guidebook and focus on accepted facts, such as how snakes move, for example, and frog metamorphosis. Publishing simultaneously, Night Sky highlights the sky aloft us, the solar system, our galaxy, the melancholia sky, the zodiac, and 41 constellations, anniversary of which is represented by both a brilliant blueprint (labeled with called stars and anniversary one’s brightness) and a cartoon with the outline of the shape. Younger readers may not be able to booty in all the information presented, but the archive are accessible 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 absolutely small.

Children will get added from their explorations with these guides along. (Nonfiction. 8-12)

EDITORIAL REVIEW

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!

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

  • BookUltimate Explorer Field Guide: Reptiles and Amphibians: Find Adventure! Go Outside! Have Fun! Be a Backyard Ranger and Amphibian Adventurer (National Geographic Kids: Ultimate Explorer Field Guide)
  • Author:Catherine Herbert Howell
  • ISBN:1426325444
  • ISBN-13:9781426325441
  • Binding:Paperback
  • Publishing Date:2016-10-25
  • Publisher:National Geographic Children's Books
  • Language:English
  • Number Of pages:160