From the poisonous rattlesnake to the color-changing chameleon Roger Priddy’s Smart Kids Reptiles and Amphibians is an amazing introduction into the world of these fascinating creatures.
Ideal for helping children in elementary or first grade with school projects, this reference book is filled with full-color photographs and incredible facts about each animal, such as how big each creature is and their danger rating.
With over 30 stickers just for fun, this paperback book is a must-have for kids who are interested in the world around them.
About the Author
Roger Priddy left school at 16 with just one qualificationin art. He went to Berkshire College of Art and Design and trained as an illustrator. His first job in children's books was working with the publisher Peter Usborne, at Usborne Publishing, and then he worked with Peter Kindersley at Dorling Kindersley, where he spent 16 years. Priddy became Creative Director of DK's Children's Division and was Managing Director of the children's mass market publisher Funfax when it was acquired by DK.
In 2000, he created Priddy Books with John Sargent at St Martin's Press to create innovative and imaginative titles for children, from first books for babies through early reference titles for older children. Since then, over 30 million copies of Roger's 200 plus books have sold worldwide, with five of his booksMy Big Animal, My Big Truck, Happy Baby Words, Happy Baby Colors and Puppy and Friendseach selling over one million copies. He is also the author of Big Board First 100 Words; Big Board Books Colors, ABC, Numbers; and Bright Baby Noisy Monsters. His creativity has been recognized with numerous industry awards. Priddy lives in London with his wife Zena and their four children.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
An information book about reptiles and amphibians that is well designed. Each page includes many details about the reptile or amphibian. Classroom connections: When teaching about reptiles and amphibians this would be a wonderful book to keep in the classroom for students to reference. There are many facts and this could be a good beginning research book.