2000. Anthony D. Fredericks. This book provides an introduction to land slugs found in gardens and woodlands throughout the world. There are thousands of different kinds of slugs all belonging to a large group called mollusks, animals with a soft body that does not contain a skeleton. These soft-bodied creatures live mostly in hot, wet areas but can also be found in cold parts of the world. The author also covers a slug's slimy method of movement, it's feeding habits, reproduction, and dangers. Includes activity suggestions, a vocabulary list and a glossary. 48 pages, hard cover, full-color photographs. Grades 2-3.