Creeps from the Deep

Creeps from the Deep

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Overview

Underwater photographer Norbert Wu and jounalist Leighton Taylor dive to the ocean's depths to show us the fascinating creatures living there. Learn why the light fish glows, how mega-mouth finds food, and how 10-foot long worms survive near the earth's core. Detailed, yet understandable, explanations of pressure and temperature bring the cold and mysterious underwater world to life, while descriptions of the unusual animals that live in the depths will fascinate young readers curious about the sea. Incredible color photographs, sidebars, and a detailed glossary accompany this engaging text and make Creeps from the Deep a useful tool for classrooms and libraries.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780811812979
Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date: 10/28/1997
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 10.40(w) x 10.38(h) x 0.42(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Leighton R. Taylor is a marine biologist, writer, and educator who lives in Northern California.

Norbert Wu has had his writing, photography, and cinematography of marine life shown in hundreds of magazines, books, and films, including National Geographic, Omni, and Outside. In addition, he has worked for such prestigious organizations as the Smithson

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