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Ocean Animals: The Weirdest, Smartest and Sneakiest Sea Creatures

Blake Chapman Astred Hicks

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CSIRO Publishing
01 June 2020
Children's & Educational; Wildlife (Children's&YA)
Age range 9 to 12 Dive in to the incredible world of ocean animals!

Ocean animals are truly awesome. They come in every size, colour and shape imaginable. They are also some of the weirdest, sneakiest and smartest animals on the planet!

This book focusses on the features and skills that make these creatures extra-incredible. You will discover animals that are masters of defence and others that use high speeds to eat or avoid being eaten. There are sea creatures that use their size as an advantage, both big and small, and others that are just really, really smart!

Whether you're a fan of fish, a connoisseur of crustaceans, mad about molluscs or just love jellyfish, Ocean Animals has got you covered. You may even discover some fantastical creatures you never knew existed. Full of fun facts, 'sea-lebrity' species profiles and amazing pictures, you will also learn about issues threatening marine life and tips on how to help protect our amazing ocean environments.
By:   Blake Chapman
Illustrated by:   Astred Hicks
Imprint:   CSIRO Publishing
Country of Publication:   Australia
Dimensions:   Height: 250mm,  Width: 215mm, 
Weight:   635g
ISBN:   9781486311415
ISBN 10:   1486311415
Pages:   144
Publication Date:   01 June 2020
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  English as a second language
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Blake Chapman has a PhD in marine science, with a focus on shark development and neuroscience. She has worked hands-on with a wide range of aquatic animals and has a passion for promoting conservation through education. Most of all, she loves all things wonderful, wacky and wild! Blake's first book, Shark Attacks: Myths, Misunderstandings and Human Fear, was published in 2017 by CSIRO Publishing. She is also the Sharks Editor-at-Large for Australian Geographic. Astred Hicks is an award-winning book designer, illustrator and author. She has been designing books for over 10 years through her Sydney-based business Design Cherry.

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