Reading/Interest Level: Primary, Intermediate
Author: Tom Jackson
Illustrator: Vladimir Jevtic
Publisher: Hungry Tomato
Did you know that a King Cobra has enough venom to kill an elephant with a single bite? Or that there are turtles that are wider than a double bed? In this book, readers will learn fascinating details about the largest reptiles found on earth. These reptiles live all across the world—from Asia to the United States, and from Australia to South America. The reptiles featured in this book are often as dangerous as they are big. Watch out!
Author Tom Jackson and illustrator Vldadimir Jevtic combine real photographs with comic strip-style illustrations. The comic strip elements provide humor when learning about these enormous, dangerous animals. Although some readers may feel that a nonfiction book deserves more photographs and diagrams, this book takes a different approach to engaging readers. Lovers of fiction and nonfiction will enjoy learning about reptiles in this book.