Did you know there are more than 2500 species of snakes in the world! Learn many such interesting facts from the below list of books. Introduce your toddler to the world of amazing reptiles with interesting touch-and-feel books. Beginner readers are sure to enjoy the humorous snake stories. Check out the nonfiction books for future herpetologists!
15 Best Snakes Books For Kids | Toddlers-Tweens
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Never Touch a Snake! It warns kids to never touch a snake, well except in this book. Toddlers find the funny rhyming warning hilarious. The silicone touch and feel texture is quite interesting. Every page offers a new feel. (Ages baby -3 years)
Snakes on a Train is a whimsical read with wordplay. The story is really simple, with not much going on. Making this a great read-aloud for toddlers and above. Pretty soon your child would be humming along. (Ages 2-5 years)
Miles and Miles of Reptiles is a fun-filled educational book. Explore the world of reptiles along with the cat in his crocodile car! Kids will learn fun and quirky facts about komodo dragons, chameleons, geckos, cobras, leatherback turtles, frilled lizards. It is a suitable read-aloud for preschoolers and above. (Ages 2-6 years)
Check other titles from the series Cat in the Hat’s Learning Library.
SNAKE! is a great book from a snake’s point of view. Camilla does not know that she is a snake. Everyone she comes across shouts snake in fear. Now she is scared too and shouts snake!
Discover with Camilla about the fear of the unknown. A great message for elementary kids indeed! (Ages 2-8 years)
Snakes Are Hunters narrates to readers how snakes survive in the wild. Read how the snakes capture their prey. Also, learn about different species of snakes.
The pictures are beautiful and artistically done. (Ages 4-8 years)
The Day Jimmy’s Boa Ate the Wash. A lot can happen on a class trip. Especially the one you take your pet snake to! Read this funny story featuring two friends and their pet serpent, Boa.
The colorful pictures do complete justice to the humorous storyline. (Ages 4-8 years)
I (Don’t) Like Snakes. The little girl’s family has lots of pet snakes. And she hates these slithery slimy reptiles! Learn about snakes and the reason for their behavior.
The story cleverly disguises lots of helpful learnings. The back matter has more information about snakes, a bibliography, and an index. (Ages 5-9 years)
Snakes for Kids takes readers on a deep dive into the world of serpents. Discover the habitats and life-cyles for all types of snakes. From King cobra to Anaconda – learn how they shed their skin, what they eat. This cool book includes information on 45 different species.
The reading level is suitable for beginner readers. (Ages 6-9 years)
A Crazy Day with Cobras takes kids to the exotic land of Indian Cobras. Join Jack and Annie as they venture into the wild to save their favorite Penguin, Penny.
The chapters are short and engaging reads. You can not go wrong with a Magic Tree House: Merlin Missions series. (Ages 6-9 years)
The Curse of Snake Island. Pete and his friends are in-training pirates. They are on a pirate ship on a hunt for forbidden treasure. The treasure itself is guided by a giant cursing snake.
Read to find how do the kids escape the snake. A fascinating read for pirate lovers. (Ages 6-8 years)
Sea Serpent of Science is a fun fictional read. Imagine the fun it would be to be taught about marine life by a giant sea serpent! Join Eli, Grace, and their marine biologist teacher Shel, the serpent in this backyard adventure. The chapters are short and intriguing.
Check out other titles from Junkyard Adventures. The entire series is suitable for beginner readers. (Ages 6-10 years)
Snakes (Our Amazing World Series). Why are snakes called a ‘farmers’ friend’? Read about the anatomy, feeding habit behavior along-with tons of interesting facts about snakes.
The pictures are captivating. (Ages 7-11 years)
Snake: The Essential Visual Guide is an essential guide for tweens interesting in learning about snakes. It features 3000+ species of snakes. learn about different characteristics of Rainbow Boa to the Tropical Rattlesnake.
The photographs are stunning. (Ages 8-12 years)
Everything Reptiles from National Geographic kids promises to teach everything there is to know about reptiles. Learn to spot the difference between a Boa and a viper.
With engaging pictures and fun facts, this book is fun and learning rolled into one. (Ages 8-12 years)
Awesome Snake Science! Learn about all types of snakes and do these 40 fun science activities. Learn to make the sound a rattlesnake makes using a rubber band. Use pineapple enzyme to stimulate snake venom.
This one is definitely for the budding herpetologists. (Ages 9-12 years)
Watch and Listen to this read-aloud of the book Hide and Snake by Keith Baker