Animal Close-ups: Frogs and Snakes and their Relatives

Barbara Taylor

Find out about frogs and toads, snakes and lizards with this fun children's book.

978 0 199 10788 9
February 2002
210 x 210 mm
24 pp
Colour throughout
Oxford University Press in association with the Natural History Museum
4-7 year olds


Explore the wonderful world of amphibians and reptiles – the scary, the sneaky and the just plain amazing! Get close up to a rattlesnake's rattle, see how a tadpole becomes a frog, and how a deadly pit viper senses the heat given off by prey.

Animal Close-ups: Frogs and Snakes and their Relatives is available to order from our co-publisher Oxford University Press. For details of how to contact them, please visit Publishing partners.


Barbara Taylor has previously written the Weird and Wonderful Series for children, which was also published in association with the Museum.

About the series

This series for children aged four to seven years makes a perfect introduction to the wonders of the natural world. They look at related groups of animals in spectacular photographs, and zoom right in on their fascinating details, to see in close-up how nature has designed them for living.

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