National Geographic Readers
By Melissa Stewart
(National Geographic Children's Books, Paperback, 9781426307577, 48pp.)
Publication Date: January 11, 2011
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Did you know that a tiny golf ball-sized creature called the blue-ringed octopus contains enough venom to kill 26 adult humans? Or why the Sydney funnel web spider is one of the most dangerous creatures in the world? In this Level 3 book, kids will be fascinated by 12 species that you hope you'll never come across! Sharks, snakes, jellyfish and more—these creatures are among the most threatening—and interesting—in the world!
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MELISSA STEWART is the owner of Honeybee Productions, an editorial services company, and has written many celebrated nonfiction books for children. For National Geographic Readers Melissa has written Ants, Snakes, and Dolphins.