Author(s): Nicola Davies
Perhaps it's the way they slither, or maybe it's their slimy, scaly skin - whatever the reason, many of us shiver at the thought of a snake - and so does the little girl in this book. But the rest of her family love them and as they tell her more about snakes she begins to have a change of heart.
Nicola Davies is a zoologist and award-winning writer. Her books for children include the best-selling A First Book of Nature, illustrated by Mark Hearld, Tiny: The Invisible World of Microbes, winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science's prize for excellence in science (picture book category), Just Ducks, shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal, Extreme Animals, Big Blue Whale and The Promise. Nicola lives in Abergavenny, Wales. www.nicola-davies.com @nicolakidsbooks