Readers of this book follow the delivery truck as it collects fish from the seashore. Illustrations and snappy dialog moves the story alone.
Maps, diagrams, and photographs help readers understand the diversity of the world's marine life. The second half of the book is a fictional tour guide of an aquarium by a docent, presenting information in a conversational style designed to hook reluctant readers.
This nonfiction social studies text describes two types of explorers, allowing readers not only to learn details about the explorers themselves but also to evaluate and compare their actions.
Beautiful color illustrations play an important role in this engaging book, as readers are asked to make predictions about the animals they see peeking above the water.