Slinky, Scaly, Slithery Snakes

March 1, 2003

Did you know that there are more than 2,500 different kinds of snakes slithering throughout the world? Although they have many characteristics in common, they can range in patterns and sizes from the two-inch-long thread snake, as skinny as a strand of spaghetti, to the thirty-two-foot reticulated python that is big enough to eat a pig or a small child! Dorothy Hinshaw Patent and Kendahl Jan Jubb combine their talents and knowledge in this scientifically accurate and beautifully illustrated book snake lovers won’t be able to resist.