"Young animal lovers curious about the world of serpents will enjoy cozying up with the Slithering Snakes series (6 titles). In this entry, four well-organized chapters detail the physical characteristics of cobras and how types of cobras differ from one another. Readers will learn where these snakes make their homes, what they eat, how they reproduce and grow, and how they defend themselves. Clear color photographs provide an up-close view of these incredible animals, including a labeled body diagram; a two-page map makes it easy to see where cobras are found. The final chapter discusses ways cobras help their habitat as well as humans, and why we should protect them. A glossary and suggested book links to websites and books round out this title. An attractive, high-interest offering."