The Treasure of Pirate Frank
"An awesome adventure." -- Booklist
A boy and his dog set sail in search of treasure, braving stormy seas, mountains snowy and cold, the forest where the monkeys swing, the swamp where the bullfrogs sing, and other challenging obstacles, before finally reaching the end of their quest--the treasure of Pirate Frank. But there's a surprise in store when they discover that Pirate Frank is a girl. And no one is going to steal her treasure!
Prolific, award-winning nonfiction author Melissa Stewart reveals the surprising ways seashells provide more than shelter to the mollusks that inhabit them.
Young naturalists discover thirteen seashells in this elegant introduction to the remarkable versatility of shells. Dual-layered text highlights how shells provide more than a protective home in this expository nonfiction exploration. The informative secondary text underscores characteristics specific to each shell. Elegant watercolor illustrations create a scrapbook feel, depicting children from around the world observing and sketching seashells across shores.
Dive in to the depths of the ocean to discover different species of sharks in this nonfiction picture book with simple text and illustrations.
Many different kinds of sharks are swimming below the ocean's surface.
Some sharks are gentle, and some sharks are fierce. Some are awake in the day, and some are awake at night. Some eat almost anything, and some are very picky.
You may not be able to visit their watery world, but you can always visit them up close at the aquarium.
Simple text and bold illustrations take young explorers on a deep dive through the ocean full of sharks.
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Smiley Shark loves to smile, but everyone is afraid of his big, toothy grin! Catfish, Sea Star, and Octopus all swim away as fast as they can. When all the friends are caught in a net, they need Smiley Shark’s help. Can a big smile save the day?
Lula and the Sea Monster
Lula's home on the beach is going to be torn down to make room for a highway, but can she put a stop to it with the help of a friend from the sea?
Lula loves living by the sea, but her family must move away soon. Counting down the days until she leaves, Lula walks along the beach to find keepsakes and discovers something much more valuable than a souvenir.
Lula befriends a small sea monster that she names Bean. Each day Lula returns to the beach to feed him. And each day Bean grows bigger and bigger. But what will happen to Lula's new friend once she moves away?
From popular children's book author-illustrator Alex Latimer, this moving story of friendship and bravery carries a light environmental message for future activists.
Set sail into the world of boats in this buoyant companion to Trucks Roll! and Planes Fly!
Sails and engines
paddles and oars
make the trip
from shore to shore.
From steamships to ghostships, to the little and big in-between ships, this fun, rhyming book explores a wide array of boats. The third in George Ella Lyon’s transportation series, Boats Float! Takes to the seas with dynamic illustrations that will keep even the youngest of readers eager to turn the page.
The Truth About Dolphins
Did you know that dolphins find their dinners by using sound to track down the location of their prey?
Did you know that baby dolphins are born tail-first?
Did you know that each dolphin has a unique whistle (like human fingerprints) that makes them recognizable to other dolphins?
Discover these facts and more in The Truth About Dolphins, a new addition to the popular series that combines raucous amounts of humor with a surprising amount of information on beloved animal friends.
The Ocean in Your Bathtub
"A fabulous find."--School Library Journal (starred review)
"A wealth of information."--Booklist
Perfect for curious kids!
From shore to suburb, the ocean connects all of us in unexpected ways--through the weather, our water, our food sources, and more! In their signature informative and child-friendly style, the award-winning creators of A Hundred Billion Trillion Stars explore how the ocean affects everyone, no matter where they live, and how everyone affects the ocean. Fans of Jess Keating's Shark Lady and Kate Messner's The Brilliant Deep will be hooked.
Did you know that oceans cover 71 percent of our planet and contain 97 percent of the earth's water? That seven out of every ten breaths you take contains oxygen that comes from oceanic plant life? No matter how far from the ocean you live, it is part of your life, every single day. And you are part of the ocean's life, too. Every time you flush the toilet or throw something away, you might be sending it to the ocean--and every time you do a good deed, such as pick up litter or recycle, you are helping the ocean!
Acclaimed creators Seth Fishman and Isabel Greenberg explore how the earth's five oceans affect daily life for everyone on the planet and present surprising information about the ocean ecosystem in a fun, accessible story.