This book discusses different kinds of rattlesnakes, what they eat, where they live, how they move, and their young. Illustrations show types of scales and shedding of skin. The award-winning naturalist and picture book author and illustrator gives young readers an up-close look at the fascinating and frightening world of rattlesnakes.
A fine science artist and author, Arnosky compiles meticulous first-hand observations of the life cycle, habitat and behaviors of each of his subjects. He creates appealing picture books with thorough and informative text, accompanied by colorful and accurate drawings.
"A fine nonfiction resource, an excellent science read, and a pleasure to the eye." — School Library Journal