The Snake Scientist

The Snake Scientist

by Sy Montgomery, Nic Bishop


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This book discusses the work of Bob Mason and his efforts to study and protect snakes, particularly red-sided garter snakes. Scientists in the Field series.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780756907402
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 02/01/2001
Series: Scientists in the Field Series
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 9.25(w) x 11.25(h) x 0.25(d)
Age Range: 10 - 12 Years

About the Author

Nic Bishop, who holds a doctorate in the biological sciences, is the photographer of many acclaimed books for children. He lives in Auckland, New Zealand.Visit his website at:

In addition to researching films, articles, and over twenty books, National Book Award finalist Sy Montgomery has been honored with a Sibert Medal, two Science Book and Film Prizes from the National Association for the Advancement of Science, three honorary degrees, and many other awards. She lives in Hancock, New Hampshire, with her husband, Howard Mansfield, and their border collie, Thurber.
Twitter: @SyTheAuthor.


Hancock, New Hampshire

Date of Birth:

February 7, 1958

Place of Birth:

Frankfurt, Germany


Syracuse University: B.A., Newhouse School of Public Communications, 1979; B.A., College of Arts and Sciences, 1979

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Snake Scientist 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Marylee1973 on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
BEAUTIFUL photographs of snakes. (I can't believe I would say but they are so detailed and awesome to look at. Great way to peak interest of young scientists.