Open your eyes to a world of discovery. Visit coral reefs, kelp forests, and other extraordinary underwater worlds. Find out fascinating facts about favorite ocean animals, including sharks, whales, and dolphins. Dramatic, atmospheric photography provides a wealth of visual information. Packed with facts and written in an accessible style, Eye Wonders are the perfect educational start for young children. A groundbreaking reference series specially developed for younger children aged five plus. In a stunning style departure for DK, wonderful photography shows subjects within their natural setting, offering a whole new level of information through powerful images. Vocabulary is accessible to children aged five plus, with the meanings of new, subject-related words clearly explained. The series provides an excellent knowledge base on the natural world for children starting to learn. The combination of breathtaking visuals and informative, accurate text will hook even those children who usually avoid books.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 7/1/2001Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
See the Ocean Nellie loves her family's annual trip over the Black Mountains to their beach house. Every year her two brothers compete to see who will first see the ocean through the mountain passes. Illustrated in softly flowing colors, this is the story of a little girl who sees the beauty of the world, not with her eyes, but with her mind and her heart.
Sylvia Earle first lost her heart to the ocean as a young girl when she discovered the wonders of the Gulf of Mexico in her backyard. As an adult, she dives even deeper. Whether she’s designing submersibles, swimming with the whales, or taking deep-water walks, Sylvia Earle has dedicated her life to learning more about what she calls “the blue heart of the planet.” With stunningly detailed pictures of the wonders of the sea, Life in the Ocean tells the story of Sylvia’s growing passion and how her ocean exploration and advocacy have made her known around the world. This picture book biography also includes an informative author’s note that will motivate young environmentalists.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 3/13/2012Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
What happens in the ocean after dark? Use the magic flashlights on every page to reveal the hidden creatures in the ocean’s depths! Each spread appears to be dark, but point the flashlight and watch brilliant aquatic life illustrations magically illuminate. Readers of all ages will be amazed by this innovative paper technologyno batteries necessary! Every spread features a different underwater animal, but it’s the reader’s job to locate the hidden creatures. Perfect for curious older readers, each page has a Did you Know . . .” section filled with amazing facts about ocean creatures and their habits.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/3/2012Pages: 12Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Open this book and you'll be walking along the ocean shore, looking for all kinds of special things. Some will be small enough to fit in your hand--like shells and sea glass. Others--like the sun and the sky and the waves--will be too big to carry home. But no matter what your journey holds, you'll soon learn that looking for the ocean's treasures can be as important as finding them. Debra Frasier, author-illustrator of the bestselling On the Day You Were Born, invites you along on this beach journey of discovery.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/1/2002Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
There's a curious commotion, at the bottom of the ocean; I think we ought to go and take a look. You'll find every sort of creature, that lives beneath the sea; swimming through the pages of this book. The sequel to the best-selling "Rumble in the Jungle", this delightful new collection of poems includes fun rhymes about the creatures who live in and around the ocean. Children will delight in the snappy poems and colorful illustrations about whales, walruses, penguins, polar bears, stingrays and sharks.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 2/10/2001Pages: 26Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Sometimes life can change in an instant Martha Boyle and Olive Barstow could have been friends, but they weren't. Weeks after a tragic accident, all that is left are eerie connections between the two girls, former classmates who both kept the same secret without knowing it. Now, even while on vacation at the ocean, Martha can't stop thinking about Olive. Things only get more complicated when Martha begins to like Jimmy Manning, a neighbor boy she used to despise. What is going on? Can life for Martha be the same ever again?Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/26/2005Pages: 224Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
This lush, oversized book about marine life features a variety of guessing games and special features, including more than 25 lift-the-flaps, 8 pop-ups, a gatefold, and an exquisite corpse, providing hours of educational entertainment. Guess a sea creature from its silhouette, shell, or scales--and just lift the flap to discover the answer! With elegant, graphic illustrations, plus intriguing facts about each animal, learning about ocean life has never been so fun or interactive.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/8/2014Pages: 12Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
This irresistible, playful counting book introduces children to creatures of the coral reef as they clap to the rhythm of Over in the Meadow. Two geniuses--author and illustrator--came into perfect alignment to create this book. The author has kids thinking it is entertainment while adults think it is a great lesson about the ocean. The genius of the illustrator is obvious. With painstaking detail each illustration is created entirely of polymer clay, then photographed, creating a 3-D impression of tremendous vitality. Kids will sing, clap, and count their way among pufferfishthat puff, gruntfishthat grunt and seahorses that flutter, and begin to appreciate life in the ocean.And the art will inspire many a project. Please note: The board book edition is 28 pages. It includes suggestions for children to do body movements as the text is read. It does not include additional information about the animals, rainforests, and the score of the song as is in the hardback and paperback editions.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 3/1/2006Pages: 26Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Throughout our world's oceans live wild animals that swim, leap, and dive through the pages of this charming title. The photography in this book presents young readers with a foundation for learning basic counting skills while discovering some magnificent ocean animals. The marine life captured on each page portray familiar favorites along with a few lesser-known, but still amazing, animals. Lyrical text about each creature is both lively and thought-provoking. "Did You Know" facts accompany each spread to add both fun and fascinating tidbits about each creature. Fact boxes in the back of the book include information about the animals' homes, sizes, diets, predators, and babies. The book ends with an interactive map and a brief and inspirational note from National Geographic photographer Brian Skerry. A glossary helps kids expand their vocabulary, and a list of books and websites for further reading help jump-start more discovery. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 5/14/2013Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
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