The Fascinating Ocean Book for Kids: 500 Incredible Facts! (Fascinating Facts) (Paperback)
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From anemones to zooplankton—500 awesome ocean facts for kids ages 8 to 12
Do you know a kid who's captivated by what goes on beneath the ocean's surface? This amazing entry into ocean books for kids is packed with hundreds of incredible facts for hours of underwater exploration. Pages of full-color pictures feature life in and around the sea including fish, dolphins, and shipwrecks!
Dive deeper than other ocean books for kids with ocean trivia such as:
- Sea cucumbers can eject some of their organs to defend themselves and then regrow them within a few weeks.
- The Challenger Deep is the deepest place on Earth, almost 7 miles below the surface of the Pacific Ocean.
- Blue whales are the largest animals that have ever lived—their tongue weighs as much as an entire elephant!
Kids will light up as they discover fascinating fishes and deep-sea giants with the best in ocean books for kids.
About the Author
Bethanie and Josh Hestermann are authors of animal-science books for kids, including Zoo Animals: A Search and Find Book for Kids, as well as Zoology for Kids and Marine Science for Kids for more advanced readers. Bethanie is a freelance writer and Josh is a zoologist working at the California Science Center.
Bethanie and Josh Hestermann are authors of animal-science books for kids, including Search the Zoo, Find the Animals, as well as Zoology for Kids and Marine Science for Kids for more advanced readers. Bethanie is a freelance writer and Josh is a zoologist working at the California Science Center.
“The Fascinating Ocean Book for Kids is an excellent resource filled with interesting, fun, and weird facts for young (and adult) readers. The illustrations and graphics are engaging and will prompt inquisitive young minds to want to learn and explore more about the ocean, and ultimately spark interest in conserving the ocean and our natural world.” —Marcy Crede-Booth, curator of education, OC Zoo
“With eye-catching images and awe-inspiring facts, this book was hard to put down! You will be captivated throughout, and be left with a newfound connection to the ocean and the fascinating life within. Everyone's bound to learn something new, which makes this book a gift for all ages.” —Jessica Watters, wildlife care specialist and conservation educator
“Finally, a book about the ocean that's visually entertaining and easy to read! This comprehensive guide combines the most interesting ocean facts with colorful photos that both children and adults will remember long after reading.” —Sandy Trautwein, Ph.D., director of aquatic conservation, Species360