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.
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
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
The Earth Heroes books feature the youth, careers and lasting contributions of some of the greatest naturalists and environmentalists in the world. This second book in the series for upper elementary and middle school children introduces great conservationists who explored the oceans and worked to save otters, whales, sharks, sunfish, and other inhabitants of the deep. In almost all cases they were scientists as well as activists and authors, and their passion made a lasting contribution to the world. This volume includes William Beebe, who climbed into a bathysphere and discovered exotic life more than a half mile down; Archie Carr, who discovered the plight of the sea turtles and did much to save them; Jacques Cousteau, inventor of the scuba diving equipment and brought ocean life to televisions across the world; Margaret Wentworth Owings, founder of Friends of the Sea Otter and tireless crusader for marine wildlife; Eugenie Clark, the Shark Lady who showed that sharks are not mindless killers; Roger Payne, who discovered that whales communicate by singing; Sylvia Earle, pioneer Jim Suit and submersible diver; and Tierney Thys, who unraveled the mysteries of the ocean sunfish and brought expanded ocean awareness to TV audiences.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 9/1/2009Pages: 144Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
Learn about the scariest creatures of the deep!Did you know that the giant squid can grow to over forty feet long? Or that the anglerfish dangles a glowing lure above its jaws like a fishing pole to attract its prey? Learn more fun facts in Ocean Monsters! This reader features the most deadly creatures of the deep sea: giant squid, gulper eel, vampire squid, ghost shark, Pacific lamprey, Portuguese man'o'war, yeti crab, giant spider crab, fangtooth fish.
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
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 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
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