Did you know that snakes have no eyelids, so they can't wink or blink? They even sleep with their eyes wide open. Popular children's author Diane Swanson takes young readers close to the earth to discover the world of snakes with cool facts and colorful photographs. Stories of amazingly fats snakes and snakes that know how to play dead will charm children. Discover where snakes make their homes, how they shed their skin, and what wild and wacky food they like to eat. About the series: Each book in the Welcome to the World of Series introduces children to wildlife through color photographs, lively description and amazing facts.
Diane Swanson specializes in nature writing for children. She is the author of many books, including Safari Beneath the Sea, which won the Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Non-Fiction for Children. She lives in Victoria, British Columbia.