Why do snakes hiss? What do they eat? How do they shed their skin? Find out the answers to these questions and lots more in this beginner's guide to snakes. From What are snakes?‚Äô to a full glossary of snake terms, the fascinating world of snakes is explained through easy-to-read text accompanied by full-colour photographs and illustrations. Includes internet links to exciting websites to find out more about these remarkable reptiles.