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National Geographic Readers: Deadliest Animals (National Geographic Readers Level 3)

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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 amo ...more
Paperback, 48 pages
Published January 11th 2011 by National Geographic Children's Books
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Stephanie Ann
Feb 25, 2016 Stephanie Ann rated it really liked it
Title- Deadliest Animals
Author- Melissa Stewart

National Geographic Children’s Books - 2011, 48 pages, grade level 1-4, Genre- Informational, Lexile level 940, GR level P

Summary- This is a creepy, crawly, informational book about the deadliest animals that are alive. This non-fiction text is full of information about how vicious some animals can actually be. There are twelve species that you hope that you will never come face to face with in your life! Did you know that the Cape Buffalo are able
Jul 03, 2014 Elisa rated it really liked it
Deadliest Animals! by Melissa Stewart is a great nonfiction book for children who are interested in learning about different animals in nature. The book is filled with interesting facts about deadly animals and features that make them deadly. The book introduces deadly animals that are large, small, carnivores, and herbivores. This book uses realistic photographs of animals in their natural habitats. The text also includes many fact bubbles that introduce students to facts and statistics related ...more
Mary Ann
Kids are fascinated by powerful, ferocious animals. But what animals are truly dangerous? Stewart grabs kids’ attention and then provides fascinating information. While some animals like the Great White Shark use their deadly features to hunt prey, others depend on these traits for protection. As always, National Geographic readers combine eye-catching photographs with a design that helps new readers learn great facts.
Jan 19, 2011 Peacegal rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
While I appreciate the effort to educate youngsters about animals, I worry that books like this may trigger a sort of environmental “mean world syndrome.” The photographs run toward the sensational, and the only attribute of each species discussed is its ability to attack and kill. (Nat Geo, can we please retire the great white shark “Jaws” imagery? Sharks already have a tough enough time clinging to survival without children worrying that a hideous gape-jawed beast is going to eat them alive ne ...more
Amber Johnson
Jan 06, 2015 Amber Johnson rated it it was amazing
Shelves: read-in-2015
Awesome, concise facts about the deadliest animals in the world!
Mar 13, 2015 Allison rated it it was amazing
Genres: Picture Book/Informational

Grades: 1 - 4
OCLS Staff Picks
Jun 10, 2012 OCLS Staff Picks rated it it was amazing
Explore 12 species that you hope you'll never come across, from sharks, snakes, jellyfish, bears, tigers and mosquitoes.

Dream Big (Summer Reading Program 2012) recommended book

Available from OCLS in print.

Oct 07, 2012 katsok rated it really liked it
Interesting early reader on deadliest animals. Love the different text features.
Mar 31, 2013 Debra rated it really liked it
I love this series and hope National Geographic adds more. Terrific early readers.
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Melissa Stewart is the award-winning author of more than 150 science and nature books for children. She offers a wide range of programs for schools, libraries, nature centers, and conferences."
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