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An Octopus Is Amazing (Let's Read-And-Find-Out Science)

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Publisher Comments:

"[Here is] a charming introduction to the truly amazing octopus [from its intelligence to its ability to change colors to the camouflaging black ink it squirts to escape predators]. Lauber's chatty, fact-filled text makes the book a good read-aloud, and Keller's amusing and colorful drawings enhance it—a perfect match of text and illustration." —SLJ.

Children's Books of 1990 (Library of Congress)

Synopsis:

Learn all about the truly amazing octopus, from its intelligence to its ability to change colors to the camouflaging black ink it squirts to escape predators.

Synopsis:

Here is a charming introduction to the truly amazing octopus from its intelligence to its ability to change colors to the camouflaging black ink it squirts to escape predators . Lauber's chatty, fact-filled text makes the book a good read-aloud, and Keller's amusing and colorful drawings enhance it— a perfect match of text and illustration. — SLJ.

Children's Books of 1990 (Library of Congress)

About the Author

Patricia Lauber is the author of more than sixty-five books for young readers. Many of them are in the field of science, and their range reflects the diversity of her own interests-bats, dolphins, dogs, volcanoes, earthquakes, the ice ages, the Everglades, the planets, earthworms. Two of her books, SEEDS: POP STICK GLIDE and JOURNEY TO THE PLANETS, were nonfiction nominees for The American Book Awards. She was the 1983 winner of The Washington Post/Children's Book Guild Award for her overall contribution to children's nonfiction literature.

As well as writing books, Ms. Lauber has been editor of Junior Scholastic, editor-in-chief of Science World, and chief editor, science and mathematics, of The New Book of Knowledge A graduate of Wellesley College, she is married and lives in Connecticut. When not writing, she enjoys hiking, sailing, traveling, cooking, reading, and listening to music.

Holly Keller has illustrated a number of books in the Lets-Read-and-Find-Out Science series, including Be a Friend to Trees. She is also the author and illustrator of many picture books, including Island Baby and Horace.

Ms. Keller lives in West Redding, Connecticut.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780064451574
ill.:
Keller, Holly
Author:
Keller, Holly
Author:
Lauber, Patricia
Author:
by Patricia Lauber and Holly Keller
Author:
Keller, Holly
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
Animals - Reptiles & Amphibians
Subject:
Animals - Marine Life
Subject:
Nature - General
Subject:
Science & Technology - General
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Science
Subject:
Folklore, jewish
Subject:
Octopus
Subject:
Octopuses
Subject:
Science & Nature - General
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-Animals
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2
Series Volume:
47
Publication Date:
19960131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from K up to 4
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
6.83x8.66x.13 in. .20 lbs.
Age Level:
05-09

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"Synopsis" by , Learn all about the truly amazing octopus, from its intelligence to its ability to change colors to the camouflaging black ink it squirts to escape predators.

"Synopsis" by , Here is a charming introduction to the truly amazing octopus from its intelligence to its ability to change colors to the camouflaging black ink it squirts to escape predators . Lauber's chatty, fact-filled text makes the book a good read-aloud, and Keller's amusing and colorful drawings enhance it— a perfect match of text and illustration. — SLJ.

Children's Books of 1990 (Library of Congress)

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