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Afraid of the Water

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Just when you thought it was safe to go into the water, Bearport Publishing brings you a frightening new series about some of the terrifying animals that lurk in the ocean's depths! From the moray eel with its sharp and savage teeth to the Portuguese man-of-war with its incredibly painful stingers, these books will make you think twice about getting into the water. Fascinating information and stunning photographs will keep kids engaged as they learn about the natural habitat, physical characteristics, diets, and behavior of these extremely dangerous--and sometimes deadly--creatures.

 
Title   ATOS Format Qty
Afraid of the Water (6 titles)
Cover: Blue-Ringed Octopus: Small but Deadly Blue-Ringed Octopus: Small but Deadly 5.0
Cover: Box Jellyfish: Killer Tentacles Box Jellyfish: Killer Tentacles 5.1
Cover: Moray Eel: Dangerous Teeth Moray Eel: Dangerous Teeth 4.7
Cover: Portuguese Man-of-War: Floating Misery Portuguese Man-of-War: Floating Misery 4.8
Cover: Shark: The Shredder Shark: The Shredder 5.0
Cover: Stonefish: Needles of Pain Stonefish: Needles of Pain 4.9
Interest Level Grade 1 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 3
BISACS JNF003150
Genre Nonfiction, Great for Hi-Lo Readers, Narrative Nonfiction
Copyright 2010
Publisher Bearport Publishing
Series Afraid of the Water
Language English
Number of Pages 24
ISBN 9781597169400, 9781597169844, 9781936089253
Title Format Reinforced book, Hosted eBook, Savings Bundle
Dimensions 8 x 10
 

Afraid of the Water

Providing a variety of reasons to stay out of the water, these vivid texts explore different dangerous ocean dwellers. Each volume begins with a description of how someone was bitten and/or poisoned by the title creature. The texts continue by explaining each animal’s anatomy and behavior. Vivid underwater photos provide close-up looks.

Afraid of the Water

Providing a variety of reasons to stay out of the water, these vivid texts explore different dangerous ocean dwellers. Each volume begins with a description of how someone was bitten and/or poisoned by the title creature. The texts continue by explaining each animal’s anatomy and behavior. Vivid underwater photos provide close-up looks.

Afraid of the Water

This series explores the danger posed by several varieties of well-known sea creatures. Each volume begins with a documented encounter in which the animal has perpetrated an injury on an unsuspecting human. The books are fortified by “Danger” fact boxes throughout, which provide related tidbits such as information on the anatomy of a moray eel’s jaw. The series approach will jibe well with the thrill-seeking nature of kids, though some may find the books scary. Print further-reading resources and suitable Web sites are suggested, but the abundance of close-up color photographs will be what clinches the deal for librarians. This innovative take on a popular subject will elicit lively classroom discussions and inspired reports.

Index
Glossary of key words
Table of contents
Author/Illustrator biography
Full-color photographs