Top 3 Books About Care of Ball Pythons of 2019

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Best Overall: The Ball Python Manual at Amazon

"This 76-page softcover book is considered by many to be the best ball python reference on the market."

Best General Resource: Pythons at Amazon

"There is enough general information on husbandry that many owners will find it a useful general resource."

Best Visual Guides: The Guide to Owning a Ball Python at Amazon

"Generally regarded as a second choice but a good complement to 'The Ball Python Manual'."

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    Best Overall: The Ball Python Manual

    The Ball Python Manual

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    This 76-page softcover book (by Philippe De Vosjoli, Roger Klingenberg, Tracy Barker, and David Barker) is considered by many to be the best ball python reference on the market. Some beginners might find it a little lacking in the basics, but it has detailed information on more advanced husbandry topics as well as problems and treatments.

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    Best General Resource: Pythons: A Complete Pet Owner's Manual

    A softcover book in the Barron's "Complete Pet Owner's Manual" series, by Patricia Pope Bartlett, Ernie Wagner, and R. Pinney. This book is about pythons in general, with only a brief section specific to the ball pythons. However, there is enough general information on husbandry that many owners will find it a useful general resource.

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    Best Visual Guides: The Guide to Owning a Ball Python

    This softcover book by John Coborn has solid photographs but is not as comprehensive in the content. Generally regarded as a second choice but a good complement to "The Ball Python Manual."