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Boa Constrictors Up Close

Series: Zoom In on Animals!

By Carmen Bredeson

Imagine walking through a forest in South America and observing a huge boa constrictor. BOA CONSTRICTORS UP CLOSE will take you on a journey into that forest to take a look at the boa constrictor’s never-blinking eyes, flicking tongue, strong tail, and scaly skin, while learning what makes each part special. Take a look inside a boa’s mouth and at its sharp teeth. Sneak a peek at a boa squeezing and eating its prey. Learn about boas’ food, babies, and lifecycle.

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"The text is basic, and the information presented is quick ready reference . . . These are introductory books on animals that children will want to read because of the beautiful photographs."

Library Media Connection, August/September 2006

". . . a good, quick overview . . ."

Southern Maine Library District, June 14, 2006

"The brief text provides significant information . . ."

The Horn Book Guide, Fall 2006

"The information is accurate and well presented . . . Recommended for upper elementary school and middle school libraries . . ."

TriState Young Adult Book Review Committee, March 2006

"A perfect choice for kids who love dramatic pictures and clear facts."

Children's Bookwatch, April 2006

"Children will delight in flipping through these books, admiring the pictures, and reading the facts about these very interesting animals. The text is easy to read and correlates well to the photographs."

Library Materials Guide, Fall 2006

". . . outstanding full-color photographs and supporting text. The text will challenge primary readers, but there are elements to help them extend their skills."

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