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National Geographic Kids First Big Book of the Ocean is an adorable animal reference that includes the sea's high-interest animals, such as dolphins, sharks, sea otters, and penguins, and introduces kids to some of its lesser-known creatures. More than 100 charming animal photos illustrate the profiles, with facts about the creatures' sizes, diets, homes, and more. This book will quickly become a favorite at storytime, bedtime, and any other time.
About the Author
CATHERINE HUGHES is the author of several books in the National Geographic Kids First Big Book series. Ms. Hughes is also the science editor for National Geographic Kids and National Geographic Little Kids magazines and has a degree in early childhood development.
“Equally suitable for quick dips or lengthy dives, this gallery of ocean dwellers will attract schools of newly fledged readers.” --Kirkus Reviews, starred review
“A delightful, age-appropriate introduction to ocean creatures big and small.” –Children’s Book Council
“What a fun book this is for young readers…Some of the animals will be quite familiar, others less so, but all of them will be popular reads.” –Booklist
"Vivid, high quality photographs accompany the descriptions of animals, and questions encourage readers to make connections between their experiences and the text." --Library Media Connection