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Deep-Sea Fisher

Laura K. Murray (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566609760

A brief exploration of what deep-sea fishers do on the job, including the equipment they use and the training they need, plus real-life instances of record-breaking fishing off the coast of New Zealand.

Rays

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566609340

A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of rays, the flat-bodied fish with skeletons made of cartilage. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why rays’ fins look like wings.

Manatees

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566609319

A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of manatees, the aquatic relatives of dugongs. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why manatees are associated with mermaids.

Coral Reefs

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566608329

A kindergarten-level introduction to coral reefs, covering their growth process, behaviors, the oceans they call home, and such defining features as their waving tentacles.

Octopuses

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566608336

A kindergarten-level introduction to octopuses, covering their growth process, behaviors, the oceans they call home, and such defining features as their camouflaging skin.

Stingrays

Quinn A. Arnold (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566608367

A kindergarten-level introduction to stingrays, covering their growth process, behaviors, the waters they call home, and such defining features as their long, thin tails.

Seals

Quinn A. Arnold (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566608350

A kindergarten-level introduction to seals, covering their growth process, behaviors, the oceans they call home, and such defining features as their thick blubber.

Sea Turtles

Quinn M. Arnold (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566608343

A kindergarten-level introduction to sea turtles, covering their growth process, behaviors, the oceans they call home, and such defining features as their long front flippers.

Clownfish

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566608312

A kindergarten-level introduction to clownfish, covering their growth process, behaviors, the anemones they call home, and such defining features as their three white stripes.

Tackling the Box

Michael J. Rosen (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566608183

A primer on the basic dos and don’ts of fishing, including tips on finding and accessing new fishing spots, advice on how to avoid polluted waters, and instructions for making a creel.

Fishing Gear

Michael J. Rosen (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566608152

A primer on the basic dos and don’ts of fishing, including tips on choosing a proper rod and reel, advice on how to land a catch, and instructions for making a landing net.

Fresh Fish

Michael J. Rosen (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566608138

A primer on the basic dos and don’ts of fishing, including tips on where to find certain species, information on how a fish’s anatomical makeup helps it avoid getting hooked, and instructions for cleaning a catch.

Crabs

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566607940

A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of crabs, the widespread shelled crustaceans. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why crabs look as though they are headless.

Jellyfish

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566607971

A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of jellyfish, the bell-shaped, oceanic invertebrates. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why jellyfish have squishy bodies.

Manatees

Melissa Gish (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566607414

A look at manatees, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their unique respiratory system, behaviors, relationships with humans, and the protected status of these intelligent creatures in the world today.

Frogs

Lindsy J. O'Brien (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566607349

A high-interest introduction to the life cycle of frogs, including how tadpoles develop, their insect diet, threats from predators, and the wet habitats of these backyard animals.

Walruses

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566606622

A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of walruses, the Arctic pinnipeds with whiskers. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why walruses have tusks.

Octopuses

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566606608

A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of octopuses, the eight-armed ocean creatures. Also included is a history of the belief that octopuses were sea monsters.

An Ocean Food Chain

A.D. Tarbox (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566606318

A look at a common food chain in the Pacific Ocean, introducing the plankton that starts the chain, the killer whale that sits atop the chain, and various animals in between.

Sea Lions

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566603867

A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of sea lions, oceanic mammals related to seals. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why Japanese fishers respected sea lions. From humpbacked camels to drumming woodpeckers, and from fast-flying hummingbirds to slow-moving tortoises, the world of animals is wonderfully diverse. This popular and newly expanded series continues traveling the planet to study these and other fascinating animals. Beautiful photos are paired with accessible text to examine the featured creature’s appearance, habitat, behaviors, and life cycle. Each book also presents a folk story that people have used to help explain the animal’s appearance or behavior.

Whales

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566603881

A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of whales, the large ocean animals. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why New Zealanders traditionally rode whales. From humpbacked camels to drumming woodpeckers, and from fast-flying hummingbirds to slow-moving tortoises, the world of animals is wonderfully diverse. This popular and newly expanded series continues traveling the planet to study these and other fascinating animals. Beautiful photos are paired with accessible text to examine the featured creature’s appearance, habitat, behaviors, and life cycle. Each book also presents a folk story that people have used to help explain the animal’s appearance or behavior.

A Swim through the Sea

Kristin Joy Pratt-Serafini (author), Kristin Joy Pratt-Serafini (illustrator)

Publisher: Dawn Publications ISBN: 9781584693239

Praised by Jacques Cousteau, this book, illustrated and written by a16 year-old, is a classic introduction to the marine habitat. This 1994 alphabet and alliteration book continues to be a favorite of kids, parents, and teachers everywhere. It is truly an exceptional swim through an alphabet of sea creatures. Each page highlights a selected species with a full-color illustration and a paragraph of fascinating facts, surrounded by a frame full of extra creatures and vocabulary. It reaches a large age range because the large text is for young readers, while smaller text is for you or more advanced children. Kristin Joy Pratt (A Walk in the Rainforest) once again successfully inspires a generation of children about one of the most precious and fragile realms on Earth.

Manatees 2

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681032917

Manatees are true gentle giants. Though many weigh more than 1,000 pounds, they do not use their size to overpower other sea creatures. They spend a lot of their time peacefully eating underwater grasses. Young students will close this title understanding how the manatee earned its “sea cow” nickname.

The Upstream Journey of Salmon

Annette Gulati (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503818019

Gives readers an up-close look at the one-way trip salmon take in order to reproduce. Includes a concise overview of the species, a table of contents, questions to spark critical thinking, a selected bibliography, sources to guide further research, a phonetic glossary, an index, and an introduction to the author.

The Dangerous Lives of Harp Seals

Mary Meinking (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503817975

Gives readers an up-close look at the risks harp seals face throughout their lives. Includes a concise overview of the species, a table of contents, questions to spark critical thinking, a selected bibliography, sources to guide further research, a phonetic glossary, an index, and an introduction to the author.