Ocean A Children's Encyclopedia

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Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 0241241995

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 256

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Explore the hidden depths of the ocean with this stunning visual encyclopedia for kids Ocean: A Children's Encyclopedia reveals the secrets of the seas through stunning images and beautiful photography to engage and educate kids. From the Arctic to the Caribbean, tiny plankton to giant whales, sandy beaches to the deepest depths, Ocean: A Children's Encyclopedia let's your child discover the mysterious world beneath the waves. Packed with fun facts for kids, this encyclopedia will dazzle your child covering everything from sea creatures and ocean birds to the Great Barrier Reef.

Ocean

A Visual Encyclopedia

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Author: DK Publishing

Publisher: Dk Pub

ISBN: 9781465435941

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 256

View: 9690

A stunning visual encyclopedia for kids, packed with stunning photography and amazing facts on every aspect of ocean life. From the Arctic to the Caribbean, tiny plankton to giant whales, sandy beaches to the deepest depths, our oceans are brought to life with astonishing images, simple, stylish graphics, and crystal-clear text explanations inOcean: A Visual Encyclopedia. DK's Visual Encyclopedias are the first substantial series of encyclopedias aimed at young children, designed to excite and entertain, while offering a comprehensive overview of core subjects. From science and the human body to animals, ocean, space, and more, each book combines fun facts, amazing pictures, and crystal-clear explanations to take kids into the wonders of our world.

Sharks and Other Deadly Ocean Creatures Visual Encyclopedia

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Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465456090

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 208

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Dive into Sharks and Other Deadly Ocean Creatures Visual Encyclopedia to discover everything there is to know about the ocean's biggest predators. Brought to life with cutting-edge CGI technology, more than 200 sharks and fierce fish are featured in highly visual profiles. From great white sharks to barracudas, children can explore dangerous waters with age-appropriate texts and photographs. Compare different ocean habitats, body sizes, tails, and more in the eight chapters that cover the different classifications of sharks, including bullhead sharks, ground sharks, and carpet sharks. Find out why they are called tiger sharks, discover how long frilled sharks' pregnancies last, and see why a hammerhead shark's head is shaped that way. Learn which sharks live in salt water, which sharks live in fresh water, and which sharks can live in both! Read amazing shark facts about anatomy, behavior, and habitats, and find key information at a glance with data boxes, facts, and figures laid out in DK's signature style. Joining DK's award-winning Visual Encyclopedia format, Sharks and Other Deadly Ocean Creatures Visual Encyclopedia is the ultimate one-stop reference book for everything shark.

Children's Encyclopedia - Ocean

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Author: Belinda Gallagher

Publisher: Miles Kelly Publishing

ISBN: 9781782091080

Category: Marine ecology

Page: 224

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Children's Encyclopedia Ocean is packed with amazing facts about the world's oceans and beyond! Children aged 7+ will dive into this highly visual encyclopedia, which includes detailed information about coral reefs, seashores and marine life. With captivating images, fun illustrations and expert information, Children's Encyclopedia Ocean is the ultimate guide to ocean life. Children can discover how coral reefs grow, which whale can sing and what are the most famous shipwrecks found at the bottom of the ocean. Learning is encouraged through quizzes, fun cartoons and simple projects that can be done at home. This is a great ocean encyclopedia for kids aged 7+. Essential topics covered in Children's Encyclopedia Ocean: Seashore: Land meets sea, Estuaries and lagoons, and Seaside adventures Coral Reefs: Coral animals, The Great Barrier Reef, and Underwater explorers Deep Ocean: In deep water, Monsters of the deep, and Glow in the dark Whales and Dolphins: Inside whales and dolphins, Fast and sleek, and Getting together Shipwrecks: Diving discoveries, Pirate wrecks, and Shipwreck mysteries Examples of 'I don't believe it' fascinating facts: Coral reefs are very slow growers. A reef can grow about 10 centimetres a year if conditions are just right how much have you grown in the last year? The seabed of the Antarctic Ocean had some mega-sized animals. Scientists found giant spiders and worms, and fish with huge eyes and body parts that scientists described as 'dangly bits'. The sperm whale has the biggest brain in the world. It weighs about 8 kilograms - that's over five times the size of a human brain. But its large brain does not mean that it is the cleverest anima

The Arts: a Visual Encyclopedia

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Author: Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff

Publisher: DK Children

ISBN: 9781465461780

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 304

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The most visual and comprehensive encyclopedia for children that charts the evolution of the world's greatest cultural achievements in painting, music, photography, and dance, supporting the arts in STEAM education. Kids can trace the development of painting, from prehistoric cave drawings to the Mona Lisa to contemporary street art; read the story of music, from classical and jazz to rock and roll; find out about photography, from the early pinhole camera to digital imagery; and put on their dancing shoes for some ballroom, ballet, modern dance, and more. Stunning full-page images bring each subject to life, and clear text and annotations provide comprehensive, age-appropriate coverage. Full of amazing facts, clear explanations, and stunning photography, The Arts: A Visual Encyclopedia is the essential introduction to the cultural world for children. Series Overview: DK's Visual Encyclopedias are the first substantial series of encyclopedias aimed at young children, designed to excite and entertain, while offering a comprehensive overview of core subjects. From science and the human body to animals, the ocean, space, and more, each book combines fun facts, amazing pictures, and crystal-clear explanations to take kids into the wonders of our world.

Geography

A Visual Encyclopedia

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Author: John Woodward

Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)

ISBN: 9781465412188

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 304

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A sumptuously illustrated reference created in conjunction with the Smithsonian Institution explores every aspect of the Earth from the North and South Poles to the planet's fiery core and outer atmosphere, providing additional coverage of such topics as weather, natural disasters and world cultures. Simultaneous.

Ocean: A Visual Encyclopedia

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Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465448446

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 256

View: 4232

Explore the hidden depths of the ocean with this stunning visual encyclopedia for kids Ocean: A Visual Encyclopedia reveals the secrets of the seas through stunning images and beautiful photography to engage and educate kids. From the Arctic to the Caribbean, tiny plankton to giant whales, sandy beaches to the deepest depths, Ocean: A Visual Encyclopedia lets your child discover the mysterious world beneath the waves. Packed with fun facts for kids, this encyclopedia will dazzle your child covering everything from sea creatures and ocean birds to the Great Barrier Reef.

Ocean

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Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465436200

Category: Science

Page: 512

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This new edition of Ocean has been updated with fresh graphics, images, and type styling throughout, and includes new coverage of major events such as Hurricane Sandy and the Japan tsunami. DK's Ocean is a highly illustrated encyclopedia of the marine environment. It not only covers marine life and physical oceanography, from the geology of the seafloor to the chemistry of seawater, but also includes an atlas of the world's oceans and seas compiled using satellite data. Visual catalogs throughout the book contain profiles of living organisms and key locations. With comprehensively updated text, artwork, and images, the second edition of DK's exhaustive guide to the underwater world is the most definitive visual guide to the world's oceans on the market.

Dinosaurs a Children's Encyclopedia

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Author: N.A

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 1405367687

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 304

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An exclusive close-up at Dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures. Dinosaurs's a childrens Encyclopedia is a complete visual encyclopedia covering the entire range of prehistoric animal life for younger readers. It's jam-packed with over 100 dinosaurs and entries on all the best known prehistoric animals from giant dragonflies to the Velociraptor. This definitive guide includes exclusive, newly commissioned photos of the world's best and most complete dinosaur fossils, on location in North America and Europe. Dinosaurs's is not just a catalogue of facts and photos, but the book every budding fossil hunter and dinosaur enthusiast will want to own.

Super Shark Encyclopedia

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Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465443185

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 208

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Super Shark Encyclopedia uncovers the secrets of the oceans by exploring a remarkable array of sharks and sea creatures, from surfing penguins to deep-sea monsters. Packed with jaw-dropping facts about animal behavior and anatomy, new 3D artworks utilize cross-sections and strip layers away to show key anatomical features in detail. With its combination of spectacular photography and clear yet authoritative text, Super Shark Encyclopedia is the ultimate visual guide to the oceans' most incredible stories. It showcases record-breaking animals, such as the deadliest predators and the most venomous creatures, and explains how and why their bodies work the way they do.

Space Visual Encyclopedia

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Author: Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff

Publisher: DK Children

ISBN: 9781465454720

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 208

View: 4368

Explore the planets, stars, and galaxy in Space Visual Encyclopedia. See everything there is to know about space. Find out what Pluto is really classified as, time how long it takes Neptune to travel around the sun, and jump into Jupiter's big red spot. Kids can see Saturn's rings, astronaut spacesuits, and more in highly visual spreads that use cutting-edge CGI photography. See the different planets, moons, and technologies of space, and find key information at glance with data boxes, facts, and figures laid out in DK's signature style. Joining DK's award-winning Visual Encyclopedia format, Space Visual Encyclopedia is the ultimate one-stop reference book for everything space.

Monsters of the Sea

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Author: Richard Ellis

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781585742585

Category: Nature

Page: 429

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"From a group of variously ambitious friends delighted to find a luxurious sublet just across from the World Trade Canter in the year 2000; to a family whose tranquillity is strangely poisoned by its years spent in poor foreign lands; to the too-painful love of a brother for his schizophrenic sister, whose life embitters him to the very idea of family, Deborah Eisenberg widens her range to focus her impeccable eye on a terrifying contemporary world in which "everything that happens is out there waiting for you to come to it"."--BOOK JACKET.

The Animal Book

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Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 146542122X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 304

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The Animal Book is the complete guide to the natural world for curious children and budding naturalists. From the tiny toadstool to the giant oak, the smallest spider to the largest elephant, the wonders of life are here to see in stunning photo galleries. With over 1,500 species of animals and plants to learn about, The Animal Book is perfect for school projects and homework. The 'Tree of Life' at the start of the book will show you how species are connected, as well as guiding you through everything from microscopic life to fish, birds, reptiles and mammals. Ever wondered how a polar bear looks when trying to catch fish? Amazing full page pictures show you animals in their natural habitats, going about their lives. Fact boxes and amazing galleries take you on a complete learning journey. The Animal Book is the ultimate book on the natural world, from A(moeba) to Z(ebra).

Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals

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Author: Bernd Würsig,J.G.M. Thewissen,Kit M. Kovacs

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0128043814

Category: Science

Page: 1190

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The Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals, Third Edition covers the ecology, behavior, conservation, evolution, form and function of whales, dolphins, seals, sea lions, manatees, dugongs, otters and polar bears. This edition provides new content on anthropogenic concerns, latest information on emerging threats such as ocean noise, and impacts of climate change. With authors and editors who are world experts, this new edition is a critical resource for all who are interested in marine mammals, especially upper level undergraduate and graduate students, researchers, and managers, and is a top reference for those in related fields, from oceanographers to environmental scientists. Significant content and topic updates, as well as the addition of new topics in such areas as anthropogenic disturbance Visual maps of the oceans and seas mentioned in contributions, helping to place the geographical features described in the text with clear, consistent species illustrations Written to help users learn new information or brush up on a topic quickly, with the references at the end of each entry to help guide readers into more specialist literature

First Big Book of the Ocean

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Author: Catherine D. Hughes

Publisher: National Geographic Children's Books

ISBN: 1426313683

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

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Introduces several of the ocean's species, provides profiles of creatures, from dolphins and sharks to sea otters and penguins, while sharing facts about their characteristics, diets, and habitats.

Animal

The Definitive Visual Guide, 3rd Edition

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Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465470867

Category: Nature

Page: 632

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With more than 1 million copies sold, this updated and revised celebration of the animal kingdom features photos and descriptions of over 2,000 species and habitats. Bringing animals, habitats, and up-to-date research to life for readers around the world, Animal explores the creatures that have fascinated and inspired humans for years, from intrepid Emperor penguins to fierce Siberian tigers, to the very intelligent and highly communicative humpback whale. This updated edition introduces the olinguito, the adorable, recently discovered mammal that looks like a cross between a cat and a teddy bear, and the Skywalker gibbon found in the tropical forests of Yunnan Province in southwest China and Myanmar. Perfect for gift-giving. Produced in association with the Smithsonian Institution.

The New Children's Encyclopedia

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Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0756689252

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 304

View: 7889

Bring key school subjects to life for your child with The New Children's Encyclopedia. With hundreds of topics, thousands of fantastic pictures, your child will find countless ways to find out more about everything. Open up a whole universe of knowledge and wonder for your child. Starting with an exciting voyage through outer space, they'll explore the living world, people and places and even have an under-the-skin encounter with the workings of the human body. Perfect for dipping in and out of, or for reading through, your child will learn from special features including maps, charts, timelines and thousands of facts on key curriculum topics. Perfect for homework, projects or just for fun!

The Dorling Kindersley Visual Encyclopedia

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Author: Dorling Kindersley Publishing, Inc

Publisher: Dk Pub

ISBN: 9781564589859

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 456

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A highly illustrated visual reference provides detailed charts, lists, diagrams, maps, photographs, and illustrations that highlight significant facts about everything from natural science to history.