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

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Synopses & Reviews

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 is the creator of many popular books for children, including the Horace books, Farfallina & Marcel, and Help! In applauding her work, School Library Journal noted that she is "an author/artist who truly understands children." Holly Keller lives in New Haven, Connecticut.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780064451574
ill.:
Keller, Holly
Author:
Keller, Holly
Author:
by Patricia Lauber and Holly Keller
Author:
Lauber, Patricia
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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Product details 32 pages HarperTrophy - English 9780064451574 Reviews:
"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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