Terror in the Tropics is an expository non-fiction text about plants and animals that live in the tropics including snap traps, pitcher plants, sundews, stinging nettle trees, deadly flowers, frogs, jaguars, spiders, snakes, leeches, nocturnal animals, piranhas, and lizards.
The text unfolds in third - person narrative in the form of a beginning chapter book including a table of contents, a glossary, an index, a bibliography, some suggested websites for further research, and information about the author. Some text is in the form of a bulleted list. Information is presented by the main text, captioned photographs, tables, maps, diagrams, and text boxes that highlight definitions and interesting facts.
Terror in the Tropics varies in sentence length and structure. Some new terminology such as carnivores, humidity, and treacherous are used in context. Sentences including phrases, clauses, or transition words are often used.
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Invoice Title: TERROR IN THE TROPICS