Creatures from the Darkest Depths of the Sea - Ocean Animals Book | Children's Marine Life Books

Author: Baby Professor

Publisher: Speedy Publishing LLC

ISBN: 1541923685

Category: Science

Page: 64

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Only a minute percent of the oceans have been explored, so it comes as no surprise that strange creatures are found every once in a while. This book is a compilation of the captured creatures from the darkest depths of the ocean. Some may even look terrifying, but that’s part of the reason why they have survived down there. Grab a copy now!

A Day in the Deep

Author: Kevin Kurtz,Erin E. Hunter

Publisher: Sylvan Dell Publishing

ISBN: 1607186179

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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Via rhyming text, introduces creatures who live way below the ocean's surface.

Sea Creatures

Author: Seymour Simon

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 0062289225

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

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Dive into the wonderful world under the sea with Sea Creatures, a gorgeous informational picture book from award-winning science writer Seymour Simon! Ranging from tiny single-celled creatures to the larger-than-life whales, the ocean is filled with life. Some sea animals live in the darkest depths of the ocean, while others live close to sunlight. From camouflage to way of communicating to existing symbiotically, sea creatures are some of the most adaptable animals on Earth. With clear, simple text and stunning full-color photographs, readers will explore the deep blue sea and meet all types of aquatic friends. This book includes an author's note, a glossary, and an index and supports the Common Core State Standards.

Journey into the Deep

Discovering New Ocean Creatures

Author: Rebecca L. Johnson

Publisher: Millbrook Press

ISBN: 0761373845

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

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Presents new animals discovered during a ten year project of documenting sea life, describing new species of such creatures as jellyfish, octopuses, squids, sea worms, and crabs, found along coral reefs, ocean mountain ranges, and in the dark zone.

Creatures of the Deep

In Search of the Sea's Monsters and the World They Live In

Author: Erich Hoyt

Publisher: Firefly Books

ISBN: 1770855580

Category: Nature

Page: 288

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Praise for the first edition: "More than a picture book ... Hoyt's elegant writing provides both the historical background for deep-sea exploration and an ecological perspective on life in the ocean's depths." -- American Scientist "A magnificent bestiary ... and a reminder of how little we actually know about the seas surrounding us." -- Popular Science Winner, Outstanding Nonfiction Book of the Year -- American Society of Journalists and Authors, Inc., New York In this updated and expanded edition of Creatures of the Deep, award-winning nature and science writer Erich Hoyt gives readers a glimpse of the amazing variety of creatures found in the deepest parts of the ocean. Weaving together details from the latest scientific research about sharks, giant squid, dragonfish, huge tube worms, clams and tiny microbes of the deep-sea vents, Hoyt embarks on a magical journey roaming across the abyssal plains and descending into deep-sea trenches more than 20,000 feet down. Hoyt unravels the complex predator-prey relationships, from "killer" copepods to battles between giant squid and sperm whales, presenting compelling portraits of animals that are superbly adapted denizens of a dark high-pressure world. There are life forms, independent of sunlight and photosynthesis, which flourish around the hot, sulfurous deep-sea vents in the magnificent rift valley of the mid-ocean ridge, the world's longest mountain range. Surviving in conditions that appear to be close to the very soup of primordial Earth, these microbes have become the basis for the latest research into Earth's origins. Fully illustrated with fantastic underwater imagery.

Sharing the Journey

Literature for Young Children: Literature for Young Children

Author: David Yellin

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1351812971

Category:

Page: N.A

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This wonderful resource from two authors with an infectious enthusiasm for children's literature will help readers select and share quality books for and with young children. Specifically focused on infants through the third grade, Sharing the Journey contains descriptive book annotations, instructive commentary, and creative teaching activities tailored for those important years. Extensive book lists throughout will help readers build a library of quality children's literature. Books representing other cultures are included to help celebrate diversity as well as cultural connection. Genre chapters include poetry, fantasy, and realistic and historical fiction. A chapter on informational books demonstrates how young children can be introduced to, and learn to enjoy, nonfiction.

Monsters of the Deep

Author: Camilla de La Bedoyere

Publisher: Firefly Books Limited

ISBN: 9781770854659

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 80

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A spectacular collection of 14 weird yet real creatures from the darkest depths of the oceans, including deep-sea fish, squid, jellyfish, and microscopic life.

The Plastic Pollution Adventure

Author: Monty J. McClaine

Publisher: Anthony Joseph Dargis

ISBN: N.A

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 35

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From high above the clouds to the depths of the sea, Santa’s toughest rescue elves, or Relves for short, Relves are ready for anything! All year they practice to make sure they’re sharp. They travel the world swiftly and quickly to ensure that Santa makes it safely to your home each year. When the Relves take on their latest mission to the deep, dark depths of the sea, they find a lot more than colorful fish. For it appears that Santa’s sleigh isn’t the only thing stuck out on the high seas, as the Relves discover a man-made island full of plastic and trash! So what else can highly trained Relves do when they find that the ocean and many of its animals are in danger? They get to work! Follow along with the brave little Relves as they make it their mission to save the animals, the ocean, and get to the bottom of this plastic island. Learn about the dangers of plastic waste and the sad state of the world’s oceans as the Relves explore the effects of humans on our gentle, beautiful world.

Ocean Hide and Seek

Author: Jennifer Evans Kramer,Gary R. Phillips

Publisher: Sylvan Dell Publishing

ISBN: 1934359912

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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Rhyming text and illustrations present a variety of animals that are camouflaged in the ocean.

Weird Sea Creatures

Author: Erich Hoyt

Publisher: Firefly Books

ISBN: 1770856498

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

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An illustrated look at the weird and wonderful creatures that live in the very deepest parts of the sea. Humans have always wondered, with a mixture of fear and fascination, what lurks beneath the surface in the depths of the ocean. In this book, Erich Hoyt introduces 50 of the oddest creatures you will ever meet in the sea. From the carnivorous comb jelly to the lantern-carrying deep-sea dragonfish, from a vampire squid with giant eyes to dancing jellyfish, Hoyt explores these peculiar conditions and their equally peculiar environment. These creatures have adapted to lack of light and, using sound pulses (echolocation) or light-producing organs and pigment cells (emitting light via bioluminescence), they are able to communicate without giving their location away to predators. These stunning, captivating photographs weren't taken from the portholes of submarines. Photographers David Shale, Solvin Zanki and Jeff Rotman worked with oceanography institutes, museums and the BBC Natural History Unit, taking long cruises across the ocean to record and try to understand these little-studied residents of the deep sea. To capture the creatures for observation, a net was lowered far beneath the surface. As soon as the trawl was hauled aboard, the photographers would race to transfer the most unusual animals to fresh seawater aquariums in a chilled laboratory on board. These pages let readers gaze into strange, wild eyes and study faces with toothless or crooked smiles that witness the fruits of deep-sea evolution. Informative captions explain what the patterns of lights on their bodies are "saying" to others in their absolutely dark world. The wonder and extraordinary weirdness of what lives in the deep seas, so far away from us and yet so close, will become more familiar with this book.

The Book of Sea Monsters

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780879518608

Category: Social Science

Page: 112

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Explores the myth, legend, scientific documentation, and fiction inspired by sea monsters.

Ozean

Author: Dan Kainen,Carol Kaufmann

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783737352086

Category:

Page: 32

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Beneath Blue Waters

Meetings with Remarkable Deep-sea Creatures

Author: Deborah Kovacs

Publisher: Viking Childrens Books

ISBN: N.A

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

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Hypothetical scientific tours of the ocean depths present information on the mysterious creatures that live there.

A Walk by the Ocean (Smithsonian)

Author: Jaye Garnett

Publisher: Wheels of Wonder

ISBN: 9781680522372

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 10

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Curious toddlers and preschoolers will learn fun facts in this Smithsonian Kids book about dolphins, whales, sea turtles, sharks, and the fascinating creatures that live in the dark depths of the deep sea. Every page features an engaging "spinning wheel" that when turned by your little one builds fine motor skills and introduces additional sea creatures in the viewing window. The sturdy board pages and built-in handle are just right for little hands and the beautiful, detailed illustrations will engage, entertain, and educate your little one. Explore the oceans of the world! Learn ocean fun facts and vocabulary words. Discover amazing sea creatures. Curiosity helps kids shine!

The Universe Below

Discovering the Secrets of the Deep Sea

Author: William J Broad

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0684838524

Category: Science

Page: 432

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Explores the depths of Earth's oceans to discover a long-hidden world of alien creatures, vanished civilizations, and lost ships, and describes the new technologies that make such expeditions possible

Courage for the Earth

Writers, Scientists, and Activists Celebrate the Life and Writing of Rachel Carson

Author: Peter Matthiessen

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780618872763

Category: Nature

Page: 208

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Honoring the centennial of of the birth of the pioneering naturalist, a compilation of essays celebrates Carson's contributions to the birth of the environmental movement, in a collection that features works by Al Gore, Terry Tempest Williams, E. O. Wilson, John Elder, John Hay, Freeman House, Linda Lear, Robert Michael Pyle, Janisse Ray, and Sandra Steingraber. Original.