Ocean: A Visual Encyclopedia

Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465495002

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 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 A Children's Encyclopedia

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.

Sharks and Other Deadly Ocean Creatures

Visual Encyclopedia

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 0241281415

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 208

View: 4000

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Dive into the deadliest of oceans with this visual encyclopedia. Compare the features of the different creatures from saw-like snouts to angel "wings" and use the reference section to look at a shark's anatomy. A simple, accessible, page-per-topic guide, you can learn all about the ocean's inhabitants with sensational images and enough information to become a shark expert yourself. Sharks and Other Deadly Ocean Creatures is a perfect one-stop reference for all scary sea monsters.

The Arts: a Visual Encyclopedia

Author: Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff

Publisher: DK Children

ISBN: 9781465462909

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.

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

Author: N.A

Publisher: Québec Amerique

ISBN: 276440896X

Category: Earth (Planet)

Page: 336

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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.

Ocean

The Definitive Visual Guide

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.

Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals

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

The Encyclopedia of Animals

A Complete Visual Guide

Author: Fred Cooke

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 0520244060

Category: Nature

Page: 608

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Presents a survey of all animal groups, with diagrams, distribution maps, color photographs. and overviews of animal evolution, behavior, habitats, and adaptation.

Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals

Author: W. F. Perrin

Publisher: Gulf Professional Publishing

ISBN: 0125513402

Category: Nature

Page: 1414

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Includes articles devoted to wide range of topics -- from the specific behavior and physiology of cetaceans and pinnipeds, to ecology, population biology, human effects and interaction, and research methodology.