Crocodiles and alligators may seem ferocious and scary, but renowned science author Seymour Simon confirms that they′re also endlessly fascinating. Around since the time of dinosaurs, crocodiles and alligators eat without chewing, have three eyelids, and provide good living conditions for other animals. With the use of eighteen stunning full-colour photographs, Simon explores the wonders of these stealthy giants in an exciting up-close and personal way.
About the Author
Seymour Simon has been called the dean of the [childrens science book] field by the New York Times. He has written more than 250 books for young readers and has received the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Lifetime Achievement Award for his lasting contribution to childrens science literature, the Science Books & Films Key Award for Excellence in Science Books, the Empire State Award for excellence in literature for young people, the New York State Knickerbocker Award for Juvenile Literature, the Hope S. Dean Memorial Award from the Boston Public Library, the Washington Post-Childrens Book Guild Award, the Educational Paperback Association Jeremiah Ludington Award, and the Moms Choice Award-Gold. He and his wife, Liz, live in upstate New York.