by Barry Clarke. 72 pages. Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc. (September 5, 2005) Reading level: Ages 8+. Frogs, toads, newts, salamanders, and the rare caecilians come in a stunning array of colors, shapes, sizes, and habitats. They live both in water and on land and move in a great variety of ways from swimming, to hopping, and even flying. With a series of specially commissioned photographs, Amphibian takes a close look at the fascinating natural history of these creatures from the bright green, red-eyed tree frogs to dull, burrowing, wormlike caecilians; from startling black and yellow fire salamanders to tiny transparent glass frogs.
Reptiles and Amphibians of Eastern / Central North America (Peterson Field Guide Series),
by Roger Conant and Joseph T. Collins. 640 pages. Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; Fourth Edition edition (May 15, 1998) This field guides features detailed descriptions of 595 species and subspecies. The 656 full-color illustrations and 384 drawings show key details for accurate identification. More than 100 color photographs and 333 color photographs and 333 color distribution maps accompany the species descriptions.
A Field Guide to Western Reptiles and Amphibians (Peterson Field Guides),
by Robert C. Stebbins. 560 pages. Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; 3 edition (March 27, 2003) This third edition covers all the species of reptiles and amphibians found in western North America. More than 650 full-color paintings and photographs show key details for making accurate identifications. Up-to-date color range maps give species' distributions. Important information on conservation efforts and survival status rounds out the detailed species descriptions.