Xtreme Predators present the fascinating biological extremes of some of the world's most powerful creatures. In dramatic pictures and simple text, readers are shown the terrifying teeth and claws, venomous poisons, powerful muscles, and basic senses that make these creatures some of the most feared and fearsome on Earth. Quotes from victim encounters, as well as scientific facts, bring added information to readers in short, easy-to-read bursts. Glossary words provide additional information and understanding to the curious reader.
A&D Xtreme is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
- Fall 2017
- Spring 2017
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 9|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|BISACS||JNF051150, JNF003190, JNF051050, JNF003020, JNF003130|
|Subject||Animals, Science & Technology|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||7.25 x 9.25|
|Features||Table of contents, Glossary of key words, Index, and Reviewed|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Xtreme Predators - Library Media Connection
With an intriguing series title and fierce looking animal photographs adorning the covers of the books, this series is sure to capture the attention of young readers. These books feature captivating photographs of the title animal from cover to cover. Each spread consists of bold, attention grabbing headings and well-written, fact-filled sentences. Extreme fact callouts are strategically placed throughout and add to the “wow” factor of the series. The attractive and easy-to-read format ensures that even reluctant readers will have a difficult time putting these books down. Recommended.
Xtreme Predators - Horn Book Guide
…“Xtreme Facts” and “Xtreme Quotes” are combined in these reach-out-and-grab-you texts that may attract reluctant readers.
Xtreme Predators - School Library Journal
This series lives up to its billing, with lots of bared teeth, blood-covered snouts, and impressive skulls. The “Xtreme quotes,” often from survivors of animal attacks, add an intensity that kids will love. Each book also provides an example of how these dangerous animals have been harmed by humans, matching gruesomeness with gruesomeness—all in full color. These books are sure to be in high demand.