How does a hagfish use clouds of milky slime to stay safe from fierce predators? And is it true that this eel-like fish can produce up to five gallons of slime when under attack? Learn the answers to these questions and more--and prepare to get slimed! This title will introduce readers to the slimy and disgusting world of hagfish. The book is expertly crafted to meet early elementary and science curriculum standards, as well as introduce children to bizarre and interesting facts. Innovative, grade-appropriate activities and experiments, critical-thinking questions, and fascinating fact boxes will hold readers' interests with a viselike grip. And, best of all, the activities are gooey and fun!