Oceans

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Did you know that less than 10% of the oceans have been explored? That's amazing, considering what Oceans has to offer. The moment kids see the spectacular 3-D image of dolphins leaping from the cover, they'll be hooked! This incredible book is filled with detailed photos, illustrations and diagrams as well as interesting text written just for junior oceanographers. From the surface to the seafloor, kids will discover the rich diversity of marine life, from microscopic plankton to the colossal blue whale, and ...
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Overview


Did you know that less than 10% of the oceans have been explored? That's amazing, considering what Oceans has to offer. The moment kids see the spectacular 3-D image of dolphins leaping from the cover, they'll be hooked! This incredible book is filled with detailed photos, illustrations and diagrams as well as interesting text written just for junior oceanographers. From the surface to the seafloor, kids will discover the rich diversity of marine life, from microscopic plankton to the colossal blue whale, and investigate the anatomies of five creatures, including the magnificent king penguin and killer whale, with revealing transparent pages. Sure to make a splash, Oceans is presented in a spiral-bound book with tabbed sections for quick reference, and comes with two oversized color posters showcasing the wonders of the Ocean Depths and Life on a Coral Reef. Dive in, kids!
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Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly
This spiral-bound book about oceanic life features abundant full-color photographs, charts, diagrams, and drawings. Subject tabs separate each section (topics include invertebrates, fish, sea mammals, and “human impact”), with information about the various species and subjects clearly conveyed using bullets. Acetate inserts can be lifted to reveal the internal organs of animals including a green turtle and whale. A lively and accessible resource with two large posters included. Ages 8–up. (Apr.)
Publishers Weekly
This spiral-bound book about oceanic life features abundant full-color photographs, charts, diagrams, and drawings. Subject tabs separate each section (topics include invertebrates, fish, sea mammals, and “human impact”), with information about the various species and subjects clearly conveyed using bullets. Acetate inserts can be lifted to reveal the internal organs of animals including a green turtle and whale. A lively and accessible resource with two large posters included. Ages 8–up. (Apr.)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781607100386
  • Publisher: Silver Dolphin Books
  • Publication date: 3/2/2010
  • Series: Ultimate Guide
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Pages: 62
  • Sales rank: 852,473
  • Age range: 8 years
  • Product dimensions: 10.25 (w) x 12.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author


John Farndon has written over 300 reference and general interest books for children and adults on topics ranging from archaeology to zoology. He specializes in books on science and nature and has been shortlisted four times for the Royal Society Science Book Junior Prize. John resides in London, UK.

Barbara Taylor studied Environmental Sciences at Southampton University before becoming a science editor and writer at London's Natural History Museum. She has worked as an editor for a number of London publishers and is an award-winning author of more than 120 children's information books and encyclopedias on natural history, science and geography. These titles include: Animal Homes (Dorling Kindersley Inside Guides); Crocodiles, Turtles & Tortoises, Snakes (Lorenz); Cobras (Belitha); The Really Deadly and Dangerous Dinosaurs (Dorling Kindersley); Frogs, Snakes and their relatives (Oxford University Press). Barbara has won the following awards: The American Association of Physics Science Writing Award; The Geographical Association Gold Award; The English Association's 4-11 award in the Key Stage 2 Non-Fiction category; The Wow! Award from the National Literacy Association

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