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 corn snakes 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!
Catherine Herbert Howell, a former National Geographic staff member, has written several books on natural history. She is the author most recently of National Geographic Pocket Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of North America (National Geographic Books 2015).