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Ocean Animals

The Weirdest, Smartest and Sneakiest Sea Creatures

Blake Chapman (author) Astred Hicks (Designed by)

ISBN: 9781486311415

Publication Date: Aug 2020

Format: Paperback

Ocean animals are truly awesome. They come in every size, colour and shape imaginable. They are also some of the weirdest, sneakiest and smartest animals on the planet! This book focuses on the features and skills that make these creatures extra-incredible.
£22.95

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Dive in to the incredible world of ocean animals!

Ocean animals are truly awesome. They come in every size, colour and shape imaginable. They are also some of the weirdest, sneakiest and smartest animals on the planet! This book focusses on the features and skills that make these creatures extra-incredible. You will discover animals that are masters of defence and others that use high speeds to eat or avoid being eaten. There are sea creatures that use their size as an advantage, both big and small, and others that are just really, really smart! Whether you're a fan of fish, a connoisseur of crustaceans, mad about molluscs or just love jellyfish, Ocean Animals has got you covered. You may even discover some fantastical creatures you never knew existed. Full of fun facts, ‘sea-lebrity' species profiles and amazing pictures, you will also learn about issues threatening marine life and tips on how to help protect our amazing ocean environments.

FEATURES:
  • Teaches young readers about unique features that enable marine animals to thrive in their habitats
  • Presents important topics like ocean pollution, biodiversity loss and climate change in a way that inspires the next generation to tackle these challenges
  • Highly visual and engaging content that presents key themes and concepts from the Australian curriculum, providing a fun resource for teaching
Illustrations 94 colour photographs, 14 colour illustrations
Pages 144
Dimensions 250 x 215
Date Published 30 Aug 2020
Publisher CSIRO Publishing
Subject/s Environment   Science: general issues   The natural world, country life & pets   Applied ecology   Fishes (ichthyology)   Birds (ornithology)   Animal behaviour   Children's & young adult: general non-fiction  
Blake Chapman has a PhD in marine science, with a focus on shark development and neuroscience. She has worked hands-on with a wide range of aquatic animals and has a passion for promoting conservation through education. Most of all, she loves all things wonderful, wacky and wild! Blake's first book, Shark Attacks: Myths, Misunderstandings and Human Fear, was published in 2017 by CSIRO Publishing. She is also the Sharks Editor-at-Large for Australian Geographic.

Astred Hicks is an award-winning book designer, illustrator and author. She has been designing books for over 10 years through her Sydney-based business Design Cherry.

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