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W is for waves: an ocean alphabet

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Publisher:
Sleeping Bear Press,
Pub. Date:
c2008.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: MG - BL: 6.1 - AR Pts: 1
Description
From the mythological underwater city of Atlantis to the amount of water that covers Earth's surface, the oceanic world has challenged and intrigued man since recorded time. And it seems that as much as we do know already, there is so much more to learn. In W is for Waves: An Ocean Alphabet water enthusiasts and budding scientists are given an A to Z tour of the ocean's depths and the creatures that inhabit them.Did you know that jellyfish can range in size from one inch to 200 feet long? And what about the mysterious Scandinavian sea monster called the kraken? Was it a myth or did it really exist?Learn about thermohaline currents, dolphin intelligence, and the largest living structure in the world (Australia's Great Barrier Reef). In W is for Waves young readers can explore the mysteries of the deep without getting their feet wet.Marie and Roland Smith grew up in Oregon and live on a small farm south ofPortland. Roland is the author of many animal and adventure books for children.They also coauthored B is for Beaver: An Oregon Alphabet and Z is for Zookeeper:A Zoo Alphabet.John Megahan is a Senior Biological Illustrator at the University of Michigan'sMuseum of Zoology. He has also done freelance work for Weyerhauser, St. Martin'sPress, MIT Press, The American Fisheries Society, Arizona Highways magazine,Oregon State University, and others. John lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
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ISBN:
9781585362547
Reading Level:
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subject_facet Alphabet, English language -- Alphabet, Marine biology, Ocean
title_display W is for waves : an ocean alphabet
title_full W is for waves : an ocean alphabet / written by Marie and Roland Smith ; and illustrated by John Megahan
title_short W is for waves :
title_sub an ocean alphabet
topic_facet Alphabet, English language, Marine biology, Ocean