Snakes (A Day in the Life) - Neon Squid
Format: Hardcover
Age Range: 6–8
Book Size: 8 ½” x 10”
ISBN: 9781684493609
Pages: 48
Publication Date: April 23, 2024
Price: US $16.99 / CAN $22.99

Snakes (A Day in the Life)

What Do Cobras, Pythons, and Anacondas Get Up to All Day?

Set over 24 hours, meet rattlesnakes, vipers, and black mambas in this kids’ nonfiction book by TikTok star and snake expert Christian Cave.

Journey around the world to follow the lives of these cold-blooded reptiles as they hunt, hide, and fight their way through their day. Biologist and conservationist Christian Cave tells the story of the world’s most amazing venomous snakes in the style of a nature documentary, including gentle science explanations of topics such as camouflage and skin shedding that are perfect for future biologists. Witness incredible moments including:

•  A paradise flying snake soaring through the air to escape a predator
•  A king cobra defending her eggs from a mongoose
•  A spider-tailed viper using its tail to catch birds!

Beautifully illustrated by Rebecca Mills and packed with animal facts, Snakes (A Day in the Life) encourages kids to look at the roles these incredible legless predators play in ecosystems across the globe, and why it’s important we protect them.

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Author & Illustrator

Christian Cave is an aspiring biologist and snake enthusiast based in Georgia. He creates popular TikTok videos on his account where he tracks snakes in the wild. He has over 420,000 followers and his videos have been viewed more than 6 million times.

Rebecca Mills is an illustrator based in Perth, Western Australia. Her work is bright, colorful, and fun, focused on balancing playfulness with purpose-driven design. Rebecca’s illustrations have made it into exhibitions and onto print, puzzles, clothing, stamps, even surfboards. Rebecca lives with her husband, two kids, and one very cute dog.

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