Ever want to know more about those mysterious creatures inside the circular shells? This is a great guide for children who want to know more about those amazingly, awesome snails! This book provides a detailed, scientific look at the physical characteristics of snails, their habitats, method of movement, shell development, mating habits, egg development and lifecycle. Includes dramatic and detailed color photos of the snail in its natural habitat. Great for school research for students in grades 4-8 or just plain kid-inquisitiveness about these slimy but amazing creatures.