Dive into the world’s oceans, exploring sunlit coral reefs, wide open seas, and the murky depths to meet 36 magnificent ocean creatures.
Take a journey through oceans and seas to find 36 magnificent marine animals, from the immense blue whale to speedy flying fish. See fierce predators like the great white shark and orca, as well as truly bizarre creatures such as the giant clam and the sea slug. During your watery adventure you can find out how whales talk to each other, where sea turtles sleep, and how sea stars eat. Marvel at the hooded seal’s extraordinary air bag and at the humpback anglerfish’s glowing ‘fishing rod’. Learn how the sea otter uses a tool to crack open shellfish and why the queen parrotfish is an expert reef-cleaner.
With stunning illustrations, intriguing facts, and full-color, poster-sized illustrations, this is the ideal reference for all the family.
36 OCEAN CREATURES: Learn about dozens of ocean creatures, from the spiny lobster to the majestic sailfish.
BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED: Vibrant, detailed images bring these fascinating ocean creatures to life.
FASCINATING FACTS: Includes hundreds of illuminating facts in an easy-to-read format that will enthrall animal-lovers of all ages.
MAP OF THE OCEAN WORLD: A full-page map shows where each ocean creature is found.
COLLECT THE SERIES: More beautifully illustrated compendiums for all ages include The Magnificent Book of Cats, The Magnificent Book of Birds, The Magnificent Book of Horses, The Magnificent Book of Extinct Animals, and The Magnificent Book of Sharks.
Tom Jackson has been a writer for more than 20 years. He has written over 100 books and contributed to many more, covering everything from climate change to axolotls to zoroastrianism. His specialities are zoology, natural history, technology, and all things scientific.
Val Walerczuk believes anything is possible when it comes to creating art. This internationally acclaimed illustrator is a stickler for accuracy and attention to detail, and is passionate about animals and natural history.
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