Age 3-5 | Paperback | 36 pages | 250 x 250mm
Publication February 2023 | ISBN 9781912213689
When most people think of reptiles, they think scaly, cold blooded and possibly poisonous. But the young adventurer loves reptiles and is rather disappointed that we have so few in the UK. So she goes off round the world to seek out some of her favourites and discover the versatile world of the reptile.
Books in the series:
- Animal Surprises
- Into the Blue
- The Word Bird
- The Secret of the Egg
- Invertebrates are Cool
- The Versatile Reptile
Nicola Davies graduated in Zoology from King’s College, University of Cambridge, before becoming a presenter for The Really Wild Show and the BBC Natural History Unit. She is an award-winning author, whose many books for children include The Promise, Tiny, A First Book of Nature and Whale Boy. Nicola lives in Saint David’s, Pembrokeshire.
Abbie Cameron studied illustration at University of Wales Trinity Saint David. Abbie’s first published books were the Animal Surprises series. Abbie was highly commended for the Penguin Random House Design Awards 2014 and Animal Surprises made the Klaus Flugge Prize for Most Exciting Newcomer to Picture Books longlist in 2017. Abbie is based in Weston-super- Mare.
'Bright, colourful and exciting, Abbie’s images are unerringly accurate – there are no smiling cartoon creatures in a Nicola Davies book! Instead you’ll find a delight in nature, a desire to explore, and masses of encouragement to discover more about the weird, wacky, wonderful world around us.' Books for Keeps
'All in all, I think this is a wonderful little book, I know I would have enjoyed it as a child. I particularly like the illustrations which are incredibly fun yet quite accurate.’ John Benjamin (Ben) Owens, PhD student, Bangor University | Director, Captive & Field Herpetology