Author: Belinda Gallagher
Publisher: Miles Kelly Publishing
Release Date: 2013-05-01
Genre: Marine ecology
Children's Encyclopedia Ocean is packed with amazing facts about the world's oceans and beyond! Children aged 7+ will dive into this highly visual encyclopedia, which includes detailed information about coral reefs, seashores and marine life. With captivating images, fun illustrations and expert information, Children's Encyclopedia Ocean is the ultimate guide to ocean life. Children can discover how coral reefs grow, which whale can sing and what are the most famous shipwrecks found at the bottom of the ocean. Learning is encouraged through quizzes, fun cartoons and simple projects that can be done at home. This is a great ocean encyclopedia for kids aged 7+. Essential topics covered in Children's Encyclopedia Ocean: Seashore: Land meets sea, Estuaries and lagoons, and Seaside adventures Coral Reefs: Coral animals, The Great Barrier Reef, and Underwater explorers Deep Ocean: In deep water, Monsters of the deep, and Glow in the dark Whales and Dolphins: Inside whales and dolphins, Fast and sleek, and Getting together Shipwrecks: Diving discoveries, Pirate wrecks, and Shipwreck mysteries Examples of 'I don't believe it' fascinating facts: Coral reefs are very slow growers. A reef can grow about 10 centimetres a year if conditions are just right how much have you grown in the last year? The seabed of the Antarctic Ocean had some mega-sized animals. Scientists found giant spiders and worms, and fish with huge eyes and body parts that scientists described as 'dangly bits'. The sperm whale has the biggest brain in the world. It weighs about 8 kilograms - that's over five times the size of a human brain. But its large brain does not mean that it is the cleverest anima
Explore the hidden depths of the ocean with this stunning visual encyclopedia for kids Ocean: A Children's Encyclopedia reveals the secrets of the seas through stunning images and beautiful photography to engage and educate kids. From the Arctic to the Caribbean, tiny plankton to giant whales, sandy beaches to the deepest depths, Ocean: A Children's Encyclopedia let's your child discover the mysterious world beneath the waves. Packed with fun facts for kids, this encyclopedia will dazzle your child covering everything from sea creatures and ocean birds to the Great Barrier Reef.
Over 25 years in the making, this is the most comprehensive photographic reference on Northwest marine life ever produced. With over 1,700 superb colour photos of over 1,400 saltwater plants and animals, it is an essential addition to any natural history library. It is designed to allow the reader to recognise virtually any coastal organism that might be commonly encountered from southern Alaska to central California from sea lettuces and feather boa kelp through to the leopard ribbon worm, Pacific red octopus, spiny-thigh sea spider and gutless awning-clam. Each species is identified by one or more photographs with an accompanying description of range, habitat, appearance and behaviour. Some of the species included in this volume has never before been features in print.
A bright, science-minded boy goes to the beach equipped to collect and examine flotsam--anything floating that has been washed ashore. Bottles, lost toys, small objects of every description are among his usual finds. But there's no way he could have prepared for one particular discovery: a barnacle-encrusted underwater camera, with its own secrets to share . . . and to keep. Each of David Wiesner's amazing picture books has revealed the magical possibilities of some ordinary thing or happening--a frog on a lily pad, a trip to the Empire State Building, a well-known nursery tale. In this Caldecott Medal winner, a day at the beach is the springboard into a wildly imaginative exploration of the mysteries of the deep, and of the qualities that enable us to witness these wonders and delight in them.
Explore the geographical wonders of Earth, from weather, to water to climates and ecosystems Geography A Children's Encyclopedia is the ultimate children's guide to our planet, covering the geological and environmental processes that (literally) shape our world, from ice ages to global warming, earthquakes to tsunamis. Explore the wonders of the natural world, from the peak of Everest to the very bottom of the Mariana Trench, learning the whole way. Full of beautiful pictures bringing the natural world to life, this encyclopedia shows Earth at its most amazing. Colourful diagrams describe geological processes while the water cycle and the structure of a rainforest canopy are fully explained. Physical and political maps will bring school projects extra wow, and fact files describe each continent and country, revealing everyday life around the globe. Children can carry the world wherever they go with Geography A Children's Encyclopedia - from the deserts of Africa to the low countries of Europe, the lush forests of Brazil to the coral reefs of Indonesia and Australia, this book expands horizons and creates a fantastic grounding in the sciences of geography, geology and sociology.
A stunning visual encyclopedia for kids, packed with stunning photography and amazing facts on every aspect of ocean life. From the Arctic to the Caribbean, tiny plankton to giant whales, sandy beaches to the deepest depths, our oceans are brought to life with astonishing images, simple, stylish graphics, and crystal-clear text explanations inOcean: A Visual Encyclopedia. DK's Visual Encyclopedias are the first substantial series of encyclopedias aimed at young children, designed to excite and entertain, while offering a comprehensive overview of core subjects. From science and the human body to animals, ocean, space, and more, each book combines fun facts, amazing pictures, and crystal-clear explanations to take kids into the wonders of our world.
Introduces leading explorers and their discoveries from the early Egyptians and Phoenicians to the moon landings, and describes their reasons for traveling, the places they saw, and the adventures and dangers they experienced.
This indispensable book introduces the latest thinking on all aspects of Earth science, from the formation of the planet to the ever-changing patterns of life on Earth. subject areas include: Earth's history, planet Earth, inside Earth, restless Earth, oceans and seas, land, and weather and climate. Packed with illustrations and lively, authoritative text, maps, charts and hard-working cutaways that reveal the inner workings of our planet, this book is an absolute essential for any eager Earth explorer.
Super Shark Encyclopedia uncovers the secrets of the oceans by exploring a remarkable array of sharks and sea creatures, from surfing penguins to deep-sea monsters. Packed with jaw-dropping facts about animal behavior and anatomy, new 3D artworks utilize cross-sections and strip layers away to show key anatomical features in detail. With its combination of spectacular photography and clear yet authoritative text, Super Shark Encyclopedia is the ultimate visual guide to the oceans' most incredible stories. It showcases record-breaking animals, such as the deadliest predators and the most venomous creatures, and explains how and why their bodies work the way they do.
The Animal Book is the complete guide to the natural world for curious children and budding naturalists. From the tiny toadstool to the giant oak, the smallest spider to the largest elephant, the wonders of life are here to see in stunning photo galleries. With over 1,500 species of animals and plants to learn about, The Animal Book is perfect for school projects and homework. The 'Tree of Life' at the start of the book will show you how species are connected, as well as guiding you through everything from microscopic life to fish, birds, reptiles and mammals. Ever wondered how a polar bear looks when trying to catch fish? Amazing full page pictures show you animals in their natural habitats, going about their lives. Fact boxes and amazing galleries take you on a complete learning journey. The Animal Book is the ultimate book on the natural world, from A(moeba) to Z(ebra).
Kids will love this innovative book and DVD package that lets them discover the fascinating underwater world - without ever getting wet! The entry for each letter focuses on the ocean-dwellers that begin with that letter. Kids will find fun facts and interesting tidbits as they pour over the amazing photographs. The 45-minute DVD showcases incredible footage that kids will want to watch over and over again. Underwater life is a part of all preschool thru high school curriculums! Some preschools and all early grades study the life cycle of the tadpole to frog, and all early grades study the different types of plant and animal marine life - this book and DVD package includes everything they would study and MORE! Annie's interesting narrative on this DVD clearly explains what it is like to be a captain of a boat, a videographer, and an underwater diver for young children studying 'What Do People Do?" in school!