Best Children’s Reptile & Amphibian Books
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1. World of Eric Carle, Hear Bear Roar 30-Button Animal Sound Book – Great for First Words – PI Kids
Author: by Editors of Phoenix International Publications
Your little animal lovers will love hearing the amazing art of Eric Carle come alive! This sound book includes 30 animal themed sound buttons to press and captivating creatures on each page making Hear Bear Roar an amazing and interactive adventure!
This sound book is special because: Hands on interaction engages young readers Connecting words with pictures builds vocabulary Multisensory reading experiences stimulate the imaginations of young readers Features the amazing art of Eric Carle, writer and illustrator of The Very Hungry Caterpillar Includes an amazing amount of animals: grizzly bear, deer, fox, wolf, dolphin, lobster, wale, blue jay, bee, owl, seagull, bat, spider, woodpecker, monkey, leopard, goat, eagle, polar bear, penguin, walrus, seal, buffalo, horse, elephant, snake, lion, prairie dog, mouse, and a brown bear
2. An Anthology of Intriguing Animals
Author: by DK
From lions and butterflies to sharks and spiders, there’s an animal for everyone in this animal encyclopedia with a twist! With stunning photography and gorgeous illustrations, this animal encyclopedia explores the wildlife of the world, from the most massive whales to the smallest insects.
Which one is your new favorite? This animal book for children will delight and inspire kids who love animals. They will discover incredible facts and fascinating stories about their favorite animals and some they have never heard of! Find out why the slow-motion sloth is so sluggish and how the plodding pangolin protects itself from predators, and more!
Throughout the book, each specially chosen animal is revealed in stunning photos and gorgeous illustrations. Kids will be intrigued by all the small, exciting details. The animal factbook also explores some of the stories and mysterious myths surrounding their favorite beasts.
Curious kids can pour over the index, which is packed with reference information, including the size and location of each species, and a tree of life shows how the animal groups are connected. Find the animals that interest you and uncover new favorite along the way.
A Color of His Own
Author: by Leo Lionni
Elephants are gray.Pigs are pink. Only the chameleon has no color of his own. He is purple like the heather, yellow like a lemon, even black and orange striped like a tiger! Then one day a chameleon has an idea to remain one color forever by staying on the greenest leaf he can find.
But in the autumn, the leaf changes from green to yellow to red … And so does the chameleon. When another chameleon suggests they travel together, he learns that companionship is more important than having a color of his own. No matter where he goes with his new friend, they will always be alike.
Colorful illustrations and spare prose make this story of friendship perfect for a board book edition to introduce simple color concepts to toddlers.
4. Can I Play Too? (An Elephant and Piggie Book)
Author: by Mo Willems
Gerald and Piggie are best friends.Gerald is careful.Piggie is not. Piggie cannot help smiling.Gerald can.In Can I Play Too? Gerald and Piggie meet a new snake friend who wants to join in a game of catch.
But don’t you need arms to catch? Mo Willems’ Geisel Award-winning duo never fails to tickle readers of all ages. Like previous Elephant & Piggie Books, this adventure has been vetted by an early learning specialist and emerging learners themselves. It turns reading into play!
5. Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories
Author: by Dr. Seuss
Dr. Seuss presents three modern fables in the rhyming favorite Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories. The collection features tales about greed (Yertle the Turtle), vanity (Gertrude McFuzz), and pride (The Big Brag). In no other book does a small burp have such political importance!
Yet again, Dr. Seuss proves that he and classic picture books go hand in hand.
6. Ultimate Jungle Rumble (Who Would Win?) (19)
Author: by Jerry Pallotta
Sixteen different jungle animals battle it out in an epic fight! Who will be the champion? This nonfiction reader compares and contrasts 16 ferocious jungle creatures. Readers will learn about each animal’s anatomy, behavior, and more. Then compare and contrast the battling animals before finally discovering the winner!
This nonfiction series is full of facts, photos, and realistic illustrations, and it includes a range of mammals, sea creatures, insects, and dinosaurs to satisfy all kinds of animal fans.
7. Ultimate Reptileopedia: The Most Complete Reptile Reference Ever
Author: by Christina Wilsdon
National Geographic Kids
The natural world experts at National Geographic present the ultimate reference book on reptiles, designed just for kids. Crawling with fascinating facts, lively text, and tons of cool, colorful, images of the weirdest and wackiest reptiles on planet Earth, it is sure to be their coveted, #1 reference.
Snakey, slimey, scaley, and sensational! Welcome to the amazing world of the most popular reptiles on Earth. With colorful photographs and fun facts, this easy-to-use encyclopedia profiles snakes, lizards, amphibians, turtles and tortoises, crocodilians, and tuatara. Profiles are accompanied by Did You Know?
Details and fast facts including scientific name, size, diet, and habitat.
8. Little Kids First Big Book of Reptiles and Amphibians (National Geographic Little Kids First Bi)
Author: by Catherine Hughes
National Geographic Kids
This addition to the hit Little Kids First Big Book series explores the fascinating world of reptiles and amphibians, from slithering snakes and scaly lizards to bumpy frogs and spotty salamanders. Get ready to meet a variety of awesome animals, from frilled lizards to giant tortoises to goliath frogs.
This reference book for the younger set answers questions that range from “What is the biggest reptile in the world?” to “How can a boa constrictor fit a deer into its mouth?” Readers explore what makes an animal a reptile or an amphibian and learn about more than 45 different creatures.
Packed with more than 250 stunning color photos, the book also provides information on animal habitats, characteristics, and behavior. Filled with fun facts and designed for interactive learning, it is sure to become a favorite with budding herpetologists and their parents.
9. National Geographic Readers: Sea Turtles
Author: by Laura Marsh
National Geographic Kids
Who could resist celebrating sea turtles? They may seem like lazy ocean reptiles drifting with the oceans’ currents, but they are actually long-distance swimmers that spend their entire lives searching for food and a mate. What’s more, they come with their own built-in GPS, returning to the exact beach where they were born to lay their own eggs.
Kids will learn all about these tranquil and mysterious animals through brilliant photography and illustrations, plus the trusted and distinctive content you love from NG Kids!
10. The Mixed-Up Chameleon Board Book
Author: by Eric Carle
From Eric Carle, the New York Times bestselling author of The Very Hungry Caterpillar and The Grouchy Ladybug, comes a colorful and inventive book about a changing chameleon that wants to be a little bit of everything. There once was a small green chameleon that wished to be handsome like a flamingo, smart like a fox, and funny like a seal.
But with each transformation in size, shape, and color, the chameleon learns that maybe being yourself is best of all! The Mixed-Up Chameleon is sure to delight little readers with its interactive art, funny antics, and heartwarming message. This board book edition is the perfect size for small hands and features sturdy pages.
Other favorite classic books from Eric Carle include The Very Hungry Caterpillar, The Grouchy Ladybug, From Head to Toe, and many others.
11. Snakes for Kids: A Junior Scientist's Guide to Venom, Scales, and Life in the Wild
Author: by Michael G. Starkey
Come face to face with mysterious snakes with the Junior Scientists series for kids ages 6 to 9Take an amazing journey into the wonderful world of snakesfangs, rattles, scales, and all. Snakes for Kids is filled with fascinating facts and wild photographs that will take you close up to serpents from around the globe!
Dive into their habitats and life cycles and see how their relationships with other animals create balance in the food web and help keep ecosystems healthy. Start by learning more about some of your favorite snakesfrom the King Cobra to the massive Anaconda.
Discover how they move, what they eat, why they shed their skin, and plenty of other cool details. You’ll also meet a few lesser-known snakes, like the strange family of blind snakes that tunnel underground. Learn everything there is to know about these mysterious reptiles and become an expert on our slithering friends.
Snakes for Kids includes: So many snakes! Check out all the interesting information on 45 different species. Age-appropriateThe reading level is perfect for kids ages 6 to 9. Colorful photosDetailed pictures allow you to see what the snakes look like in the wild.
12. National Geographic Readers: Snakes!
Author: by Melissa Stewart
National Geographic Kids
They’re SSSSLITHERY!SLIPPERY!They creep us out! But get to know them and you’ll find 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.
Cool photos and fun facts slip us inside their surprising world.
13. One Tiny Turtle: Read and Wonder
Author: by Nicola Davies
“Simple, lyrical words and bright, acrylic doublepage pictures convey the astonishing facts about the loggerhead sea turtle…. A powerful nature story for a young audience.” BooklistFar, far out at sea lives one of the world’s most mysterious creatures, the loggerhead turtle.
For thirty years she swims the oceans, wandering thousands of miles as she searches for food. Then, one summer night, she lands on a beach to lay her eggs the very same beach where she herself was born. Nicola Davies’s lyrical text offers fascinating information about the journey of the tiny, endangered loggerhead, while charming paintings by Jane Chapman vividly illustrate one turtle’s odyssey.
14. Everything You Need to Know About Snakes
Author: by DK
From speedy slithering creatures and living dragons to snakes that fly and shed skin, Everything You Need to Know About Snakes explores the fascinating world of reptiles. Readers will discover how far a cobra can spit, a gallery of fangs, how to survive a snake attack, the life cycle of a snake, and the Titanoboa a 50-foot-long prehistoric snake while also learning about lizards, crocodiles, tortoises, and turtles.
Packed with incredible images, fun games and quizzes, plus shocking facts on anatomy, diet, and behavior, kids will want to dip into this guide time and again.
Author: by Janell Cannon
Deep in the jungle where all the pythons are green, Verdi is born a little bit different. This gorgeously illustrated picture book from the creator of Stellaluna sends a timely message to young readers about the importance of loving the skin you’re in.
Young Verdi doesn’t want to grow up big and green. He likes his bright yellow skin and sporty stripes. Besides, all the green snakes he meets are lazy, boring, and rude. When Verdi finds a pale green stripe stretching along his whole body, he tries every trick he can think of to get rid of itand ends up in a heap of trouble.
Despite his efforts, Verdi turns green, but to his delight, he discovers that being green doesn’t mean he has to stop being himself.
16. Amazing Sharks! (I Can Read Level 2)
Author: by Sarah L. Thomson
Amazing Sharks!Is the fourth book in our exciting series of nonfiction level 2 I Can Read Books filled with AMAZING photos from the Wildlife Conservation Society, one of the world’s oldest and most respected wildlife conservation organizations. The series explores the amazing animals that share our world and how we can help them survive.
Did you know that some sharks can …Glow in the dark! Grow to be as long as a fire truck! Lose thousands of teeth during their lives! Feel electricity in the water! This is a Level Two I Can Read, geared for kids who read on their own but still need a little help.
Whether shared at home or in a classroom, the engaging stories, longer sentences, and language play of Level Two books are proven to help kids take their next steps toward reading success.