Ocean Wildlife (Restless Sea)

by Carole Garbuny Vogel

Paperback, 2003

Status

Available

Local notes

591.77 Vog

Barcode

4366

Publication

Children's Press(CT) (2003), 95 pages

Description

Discusses how various underwater creatures have adapted to their environment in order to keep themselves safe from dangerous predators.

Original language

English

Physical description

95 p.; 9.48 x 8.5 inches

Media reviews

Maine Harbors
It is the extraordinary book that becomes more urgently relevant over time. Award-winning children’s author, Carole G. Vogel has written six such books. Each one deals with a discreet and specific aspect of one of the most significant elements of our ocean planet: the ocean... Ocean Wildlife, as
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the title states, focuses on the fauna and food chains that only exist in the salt water environment. Survival techniques, exotic sensory mechanisms, location devices, tides and tidal zones are some of the subjects that Vogel explains with an easy clarity and a minimum of technical vocabulary. The accompanying photographs which alternate with pages of text are dazzling.
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School Library Journal
“… Ranging from dolphins and whales to anemones and algae, the clearly written narrative introduces the many creatures that have adapted to the harsh conditions of the ocean. The disastrous effects of overfishing, contamination, and pollution are briefly examined. Ocean Wildlife [is a] valuable
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work for both research and report writing, as well as for providing vitally important information to the future keepers of the Earth.”
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Pages

95
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