Frogs and toads, salamanders and newts, turtles and snakes» this may sound like a recipe for a witches' brew, but in truth these are fascinating creatures. This book will introduce you to 38 species of reptiles and amphibians, all of the species that occur in Maine and Atlantic Canada and all the common species that occur in the rest of New England. "Maine Amphibians and Reptiles" describes each species in prose that is substantial and authoritative, yet clear and engaging. Tips for finding these species, conservation issues, exotic species, and other topics are also covered. Of particular not is the enclosed compact disc, narrated and produced by well-known naturalist Lang Elliott that will make it easy to learn to identify all the frogs and toads by their songs. The CD also includes a long unnarrated series of frog choruses that are a wonderful way to evoke a summer night. Paperback 254 pages.