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.
Octopuses have large brains. They also have nerve cells in each of their arms. These are like eight smaller brains! In this title, beginning readers will explore how octopuses use their brains to navigate the ocean, find food, and hide from predators. Leveled text and colorful photos present the information in an easy-to-understand way, while a brain comparison chart, skills graphic, profile, and scientific study feature further highlight the intelligence of octopuses!
Gliding through the open ocean with their heavy bodies and paddle-like fins, oceanic whitetip sharks are an elusive species. Scientists yearn to learn more about these endangered predators! This title gives young readers an engaging introduction to the sharks’ fierce appearance and behaviors through leveled text and fascinating photos. Special features highlighting size, diet, range, and more visually reinforce the informative text.
Narwhals are the unicorns of the sea! These mysterious creatures may be known for their long tusks. But they have many other adaptations to survive in the Arctic! In this low-level text, readers will explore the physical and behavioral traits that help narwhals thrive in the icy waters of the Arctic biome. Engaging text, vivid photos, and special features such as an adaptations graphic, a profile, and a diet feature highlight all that makes narwhals Arctic survivors!
Reaching speeds up to 60 miles per hour, mako sharks are the fastest sharks in the world! Their powerful tails drive their torpedo-shaped bodies through tropical waters. In this vibrant title, leveled text introduces readers to the basics of mako sharks, including their appearance and behaviors. Reinforcing features include a range map, a size chart, and a body part identification graphic.
Hammerhead sharks are known to use their uniquely shaped heads. They use them to pin down stingrays before taking a deadly bite! In this engaging title, readers will discover fun and fascinating facts as they work their way through chapters that highlight the habitat, appearance, and behaviors of hammerheads. Special features such as a range map, a size chart, and more add visual interest and reinforce textual information.
Dolphins are some of the world’s smartest animals! This fact-filled title explores the intelligence of these smart swimmers through leveled text and engaging photos. Readers will discover why dolphins are smart, how they use their intelligence, and how humans study them. Along the way, special features such as a brain comparison chart, a skills graphic, a profile, and a scientific study offer even more information.
This new Spanish edition surveys key aspects of killer whales, describing the carnivorous marine mammals’ appearance, behaviors, and habitats. A folk tale explains how these creatures came to be.