Classification: Focus on: Reptiles shows children how to identify and group reptiles according to their characteristics. It answers questions such as what is a reptile? Where do reptiles live? What do reptiles eat? And how do reptiles keep cool? Along with many others. Classification: Focus on: Reptiles looks at reptiles from snakes and lizards to alligators and turtles and their young, as well as some more unusual reptiles such as tuataras and basilisk lizards. It also offers advice on keeping reptiles as pets. Classification: Focus on: Reptiles also contains a useful scale to demonstrate the size of many reptiles in comparison to a human hand or an adult human, along with a topic web, a glossary and some suggestions for extension activities.
Stephen Savage is a biologist and natural history lecturer. He is also an assosiation member of the Institute of Biologists and an adviser for the British Marine Life Study Society.