Synopses & Reviews
Visit coral reefs, kelp forests, and other extraordinary underwater worlds. Find out fascinating facts about favorite ocean animals, including sharks, whales, and dolphins. Dramatic, atmospheric photography provides a wealth of visual information. Packed with facts and written in an accessible style, Eye Wonders are the perfect educational start for young children. A groundbreaking reference series specially developed for younger children aged five plus. In a stunning style departure for DK, wonderful photography shows subjects within their natural setting, offering a whole new level of information through powerful images. Vocabulary is accessible to children aged five plus, with the meanings of new, subject-related words clearly explained. The series providesan excellent knowledge base on the natural world for children starting to learn. The combination of breathtaking visuals and informative, accurate text will hook even those children who usually avoid books. Open your eyes to a world of discovery.
More than 100 captivating photographs show readers the hidden world beneath the waves of the ocean in this title in a new series of reference books that focuses on both science and the natural sciences. Full-color photos.
About the Author
Sue Thornton is the aquatic veterinarian at the London Zoo (UK). She also works at the Royal Veterinary College. Sue recently starred in the series "Zookeepers" (about life at the London Zoo) on BBC 1. Having spent many years teaching children at the London Zoo and the Natural History Museum, she is highly qualified to produce child-friendly facts.
Table of Contents
Ocean zones -- The blue planet -- What is a fish? -- Fantastic fish -- Jellyfish -- Spectacular sharks -- Ocean giants -- Playful dolphins -- Gentle sea cows -- Soaring seabirds -- Ocean travelers -- Octopuses and squid -- Living together -- Down in the depths -- Life on the seabed -- Coral reefs -- Life in a coral reef -- Icy waters -- Penguin party -- Kingdom of kelp -- Exploring underwater.