Epic stories showcasing fabulous art. This series following EPIC voyages and discoveries, retell the adventures in fictional style.
A science career puts you at the cutting edge of innovations that can change the world, and in the STEM fields of science, the demand for science professionals is exploding. The Careers in STEM series covers exciting and rewarding jobs in the fields of physics, biology, engineering, aerospace and math. Bright and stimulating, packed with information and career advice.
In this book, early fluent readers will learn how sea slugs use varying bright colors to both warm off predators and camouflage themselves in the ocean. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about sea slugs and the science behind their many amazing colors. An infographic aids understanding, and an activity offers readers an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about nudibranchs using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Sea Slugs also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.
In this book, early fluent readers will learn about the markings and colors of mandarinfish and how these fish live in the ocean. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about mandarinfish and the science behind their amazing colors and patterns. An infographic aids understanding, and an activity offers readers an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about mandarinfish using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Mandarinfish also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.
Henry, a humpback whale, took a wrong turn—and swam right into busy, noisy New York Harbor. Can he leave town safely and return to the sea?
Fish swim, leap, and splash all over. Around some of them, you need to use caution. Others are harmless or even helpful. Do you know which is which? In Sharks and Other Fish, you'll explore the animal kingdom and find out which of these fish are dangerous…or not! The facts may surprise you!
Amphibians swim, leap, and splash all over. Around some of them, you need to use caution. Others are harmless or even helpful. Do you know which is which? In Toads and Other Amphibians, you'll explore the animal kingdom and find out which of these amphibians are dangerous…or not! The facts may surprise you!
Welcome to the world of wonderful whales. The swirly tusk of the narwhal, the beautiful song of the humpback whale, the big brain of the sperm whale, and more--see it all at the aquarium.
Big or small, ripping with sharp teeth or feeding with a filter, gentle or vicious, sharks are super! Learn what the thresher shark does with its superlong tail and how a giant whale shark eats only the tiniest sea creatures. You can do it all at the aquarium.
The ocean can be dangerous when you don't know what's below the waves. Read the gripping tale of survival following a shark attack in this graphic novel.
This is not just another day at the beach when trouble comes with eight arms. Read about encounters with the blue-ringed octopus in this graphic novel.
A day at the beach turns into a close call when a surfer steps on a stonefish. Follow along on the gripping tale of survival in this graphic novel.
Strong, smart, and fearless, orcas are awesome. They are often called killer whales, but they aren't whales at all. They are dolphins! Read this book to learn all about awesome orcas.
A platypus leaves its burrow and waddles towards a river. It dives down and pokes the muddy bottom with its flat bill. The platypus surfaces to eat its catch and dives again! Whether on land or underwater, platypuses are awesome!
A Japanese spider crab walks across the rocky ocean bottom looking for food. Once it finds a dead fish, it pushes the rotting fish flesh into its hungry mouth. A monster feeder of the ocean floor, the huge Japanese spider crab is awesome.
The sea is full of jolly jellyfish! Tiny, boxed sea wasps have box-shaped bells and pack a powerful sting. Adult immortal jellyfish can turn back into a baby when they are in danger. And the bell of the compass jellyfish looks like (you guessed it!) a compass! Learn about these and more jolly jellyfish at the aquarium.
An encounter with a box jellyfish adds killer tentacles to a day of surf and sun. Read the gripping tale of survival in this graphic novel.
From the supersmart bottlenose dolphin, to the tusky walrus, and the long-nosed elephant seal, these mammals are marvelous! Explore these mammals at the aquarium.
The sea is full of clever creatures! From the smart and suckered giant Pacific octopus, to the powerful punching peacock mantis shrimp, and some seriously brainy coral--come and check it out at the aquarium.
The sea is full of fantastic fish! Pygmy seahorses hide in coral, Giant manta rays stretch almost 26 feet across, and fish that fly--you can learn about these and more at the aquarium.
A fun swim in the ocean takes a dramatic turn when a beachgoer finds out that he's not swimming alone. Follow the story of man versus Portuguese man-of-war in this gripping graphic novel.
The banded sea krait swims along in the warm waters of the Indian and Pacific oceans with the help of a paddle-shaped tail and large lungs. Learn all about what makes this snake fit for life under the waves and discover what happens when it comes to shore.
Gliding through the world’s tropical waters with wide-open mouths, whale sharks are slow giants that suck in their dinners. Despite their size, these filter feeders are far from fearsome. In fact, some people swim with whale sharks! Readers will learn about the habitat, physical features, and behaviors of these enormous sharks throughout the vibrant pages of this title. A range map, size chart, and interesting photos reinforce the leveled text in this fascinating title.
Sand tiger sharks hover in the water as they patiently wait for fish to swim by. To hover, they gulp air at the water’s surface and hold it in their bellies! Through engaging photos and text, this leveled title introduces readers to the sand tiger shark’s fascinating hunting behaviors, body functions, and environment. Added features further highlight the shark’s size, diet, range, and more!
With their long arms and their ability to squirt ink, octopuses and squids are hard to tell apart! This title dives deep into the physical and behavioral differences between the two ocean animals, exploring their body parts, where they live, and more. A side-by-side feature lets readers review and compare the creatures on their own.