The Life Cycle of a Snail
by L.L. Owens (Goodreads Author)
This book explains what a life cycle is and how life cycles allow for the continuation of life. The text describes the different stages of a snail's life, including hatching from an egg, growth of its body and shell, and reproduction.
Library Binding, 32 pages
Published August 2011
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Jan 17, 2012 Arminzerella rated it 3 of 5 stars
This introduction to snail biology will have young readers racing out to their own backyards to locate their slimy subjects for a closer inspection. Detailed, close-up photographs accompany explications of snails’ life cycle – the one of the land snail laying its eggs in a moist patch of soil is a particularly good catch. While some details are fuzzy owing to the breadth and differences among disparate snail species (some are single-sexed, some hermaphrodites, some are plant eaters, some are mea...more