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Ocean A Visual Encyclopedia

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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.

Sharks and Other Deadly Ocean Creatures Visual Encyclopedia

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Swimming with sharks sounds a terrifying prospect, but not when it is from the comfort of your living room. This comprehensive visual encyclopedia takes you deep into the world's waters to meet the deadliest ocean predators - without you even getting wet! Do you know which creature has tentacles longer than a bus? Or what was the largest shark that ever lived? Where does the tiger shark get its name? Which fish has the deadliest venom? And which fish has the strongest bite of anything on Earth? Sharks and Other Deadly Ocean Creatures answers all these questions and many, many more. More than 200 fierce fish from the past and present are featured in fact-packed profiles. You'll come face to face with great white sharks, manta rays, saltwater crocodiles, giant squid, biting barracudas, and predatory piranhas all shown with exciting CGI technology and stunning photography. You'll learn about shark anatomy, behaviour, and habitats alongside fun, factual text presented in an easily accessible format.?? Whether you're a water baby or simply studying for a school project, this is your one-stop shop for sharks and other deadly ocean creatures.

The Visual Encyclopedia of Our World The Universe Earth Weather The Oceans

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Marvel at our universe, with its billions of galaxies and the planets of our solar system. Explore Earth and all its breathtaking landscapes. Take a front-row seat at the impressive spectacle that is our weather and plunge to the depths of the ocean with all its hidden treasures.

Sharks and Other Deadly Ocean Creatures

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Visual Encyclopedia

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An elegant new take on the classic family encyclopedia, filled with beautiful images and clear, accessible text. This landmark piece of reference publishing offers a reliable, visually stunning, and family-friendly alternative to online information sources. Includes carefully curated content, the pages of this illustrated encyclopedia are designed to be accessible and illuminating to a wide range of readers, and parents and teachers can be confident that children won't see any unwanted content. Featuring accessible and authoritative information, this is a comprehensive e-guide to a wide range of human knowledge, and its text is integrated with clear artwork and informative, illuminating photography to bring general knowledge vividly to life. The scope of content in The Visual Encyclopedia makes it stand alone as a self-contained family reference guide, and it covers the fields of science, nature, space, history, the arts, technology, leisure, and more. The information is organized thematically to make navigation easy, and clear signposting highlights connections between subjects. Whether you want to find the answer to a question, read about a particular area of interest, or simply browse a range of subjects at leisure, this accessible, family-friendly reference guide offers a trustworthy source of knowledge and enjoyment.

Ocean

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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.

Children s Encyclopedia Ocean

Author : Belinda Gallagher
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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

Ocean a Children s Encyclopedia

Author : Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff
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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. Topics are presented through a combination of fun graphics, interesting fact-boxes and high-quality photographs. Look up an individual subject for school projects or curious minds can read from beginning to end!

The Arts a Visual Encyclopedia

Author : Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff
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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.

Visual Encyclopedia

Author : Anna Kruger
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Visual Encyclopedia of Science

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Presents information about the Earth and its geography, weather, and climate, plants and animals, the stars and planets, and science and technology

Geography A Visual Encyclopedia

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Created in conjunction with the Smithsonian Institution, Geography: A Visual Encyclopedia explores every aspect of our world, from the North to the South Pole, and from the outer atmosphere to the fiery core and from natural processes to human impact. Discover terrifying earthquakes, priceless gemstones, and storms that can destroy buildings. Understand how weather works, what causes the seasons, and the power of water to shape the landscape. Explore life on Earth, and countries and cultures from all around the world. Packed with facts, maps, explanations, illustrations, and photographs, Geography: A Visual Encyclopedia is the ultimate guide to our planet.

Ocean

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"This dramatic, thought-provoking, and all-encompassing visual guide reveals the power and majesty of the seas and oceans, which cover more than two-thirds of the earth's surface. Navigate the mysteries and marvels of the deep, using a combination of breathtaking photography and expertly researched text."--book jacket.

Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals

Author : Bernd Würsig
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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

Animals A Visual Encyclopedia Second Edition

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Animals: A Visual Encyclopedia reveals the wonders of the animal kingdom. A visual celebration of the natural world, Animals: A Visual Encyclopedia introduces readers to animals from all over the planet, showcasing the wildebeest migration across East Africa to the feeding frenzies of hammerhead sharks. Learn about different species, habitats, and much more! Supports Common Core State Standards.

Young People s Science Encyclopedia

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Nearly four-thousand alphabetically arranged topics from many areas of the biological and physical sciences. Also includes more than two hundred suggested experiments and projects.

The Usborne First Encyclopedia of Seas and Oceans

Author : Ben Denne
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With a highly-visual design and easy-to-read text, this is an introduction to the world's seas and oceans. It covers all the major topics from sharks and whales to plankton and coral, tides and currents.

Visual Encyclopedia of Animals

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A small format reference book provides information on more than two thousand animal species, divided into seven themes.

Picturepedia

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Experience all the world's wonders at once in the ultimate children's encyclopedia. Spilling over with history, science, space, nature, and much, much more, this visual reference guide comes complete with more than 10,000 stunning photographs, illustrations, and maps. Every page is a mini-encyclopedia at your fingertips, perfectly designed to educate, engage, and entertain. From microscopic insects to the Big Bang theory, Picturepedia explains every subject under (and including) the Sun to satisfy the curious minds of young readers. Discover the secrets of prehistoric life, explore the inner workings of the human body, and lead an orchestra of musical instruments through breathtaking photographic galleries and detailed graphics that explain every topic in incredible depth and detail. With more than 150 essential topics covered, Picturepedia is ideal for homework, projects, or just for fun. This absolute must-have ebook is the ideal gift for young people eager to know about everything and anything.

The Encyclopedia of All Nations

Author : Hugh Murray
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