AMPHIBIANS: National Audubon Society First Field Guide.
Cassie, Brian AMPHIBIANS: National Audubon Society First Field
Guide. ISBN 0-590-63982-X. New York: Scholastic Inc., 1999. 159 pp.
$17.95. The National Audubon Society has made another accessible field
guide. The alluring photographs enable young readers to identify almost
any amphibian, while the text includes pertinent information about the
creatures' habitats, life cycles, and, most important, warnings
about handling biting or poisonous amphibians. Whether used as an
introduction to scientific classification or as a handy reference for
the backyard pond, this field guide is a wonderful addition to a young
person's library. Ages 8 up. Reviewed by John McAndrew, Kutztown