Written by Nicola Davies. Illustrated by Luciano Lozano. Published by Candlewick in 2015.
The main character in this book is a little girl who doesn’t like snakes at all. Here’s the problem: it’s the only pet her family has! This fictional story uses real facts, realistic pictures, and true explanations of snake behavior! This is an excellent and approachable way for young children to learn about snakes, without being overwhelmed by information. This book is perfect, even for kids who aren’t so sure about these slithering serpents!
This has excellent snake-related activities to kiddos to get even more involved with the book.
This has some excellent classroom ideas for teaching from this book specifically.