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I wonder why snakes shed their skins and other questions about reptiles by Amanda O"Neill

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Published by Kingfisher in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Reptiles -- Miscellanea -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Reptiles -- Miscellanea.,
  • Questions and answers.

Book details:

About the Edition

Answers such questions about reptiles as why do snakes stare, are frogs and newts reptiles, and which reptile lives longest.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementAmanda O"Neill.
SeriesI wonder why, I wonder why (New York, N.Y.)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL644.2 .O54 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL792621M
ISBN 101856976696, 1856976890
LC Control Number95025192

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