Sea Creatures (Seymour Simon)
Dive into the wonderful world under the sea with Sea Creatures, a gorgeous informational picture book from award-winning science writer Seymour Simon!
Ranging from tiny single-celled creatures to the larger-than-life whales, the ocean is filled with life. Some sea animals live in the darkest depths of the ocean, while others live close to sunlight. From camouflage to way of communicating to existing symbiotically, sea creatures are some of the most adaptable animals on Earth.
With clear, simple text and stunning full-color photographs, readers will explore the deep blue sea and meet all types of aquatic friends.
This book includes an author's note, a glossary, and an index and supports the Common Core State Standards.
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