Stings & bites ISBN: 9780431021560
Royston, Angela
Published by Heinemann (It's Not Catching series), 2005
The emphasis here is on the different sorts of creatures that can sting or bite, and these include insects (scorpions, bees and wasps, hornets, and mosquitoes), jellyfish and sea urchins, spiders, snakes, and pets. We learn how the poison injected from stings and bites affects the body and how they can be treated. There are also avoidance techniques. Antidotes are explained, as well as the need to get medical help for serious problems. Large print, solid but basic information and extras such as a glossary and an index make this useful at primary level.
Age: 6+