• Interest Level: Grade 5 - Grade 12   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 7

Beware! Poisonous things are all around you. Author Marilyn Singer brings kids the coolest info on creatures that can harm or even kill with a bite or sting

Format Your Price
Interest Level Grade 5 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 7
Genre Nonfiction
Category Animals, Science
Copyright 2007
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Millbrook Press ™
Language English
Number of Pages 96
Publication Date 2014-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 9.3
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF051150, JNF003000, JNF003190
Dewey 592
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 9.375 x 11
Lexile 1100
ATOS Reading Level 7.8
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 116717
Accelerated Reader® Points 4.0
Features Awards, Index, Photo captions, Reviewed, and Table of contents


  • Orbis Pictus Award Honor, Short-listed, 2007


School Library Journal

“Sharp, full-color photos loaded with icky details are sure to catch readers’ eyes and hold their interest.” —School Library Journal

Science Books & Films

“The book is full of examples of ecological relationships, helpful hints such as what to do for snake bites and bee stings, and environmental issues such as the dangers of plastics in the sea.” —Science Books & Films


“For biology reports or for students interested in the subject, this book will be a winner.” —VOYA

Author: Marilyn Singer

Winner of the National Council of Teachers of English Award for Excellence in Poetry, 2015, Marilyn Singer has written more than 100 books in many genres. An animal lover, Marilyn likes to look for critters in many places—and then write about them. She lives in Brooklyn, NY, and Washington, CT, with her husband, a dog, a cat, and two doves. Visit her web site: