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An Octopus Is Amazing
by Patricia Lauber and Holly Keller




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Where can you find 1,920 suction cups? Under the ocean on a common octopus That's 240 suction cups on each of its eight arms. And if an octopus loses an arm, it will eventually grow another one. Amazing Read and find out about the many other ways an octopus is amazing. This nonfiction picture book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 4 to 6. It's a fun way to learn to read and as a supplement for activity books for children.

Here is] a charming introduction to the truly amazing octopus from its intelligence to its ability to change colors to the camouflaging black ink it squirts to escape predators]. Lauber's chatty, fact-filled text makes the book a good read-aloud, and Keller's amusing and colorful drawings enhance it--a perfect match of text and illustration. --SLJ.

This is a Level 2 Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science title, which means the book explores more challenging concepts for children in the primary grades and supports the Common Core Learning Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) standards. Let's-Read-and-Find-Out is the winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Science Books & Films Prize for Outstanding Science Series.

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Overview

Where can you find 1,920 suction cups? Under the ocean on a common octopus That's 240 suction cups on each of its eight arms. And if an octopus loses an arm, it will eventually grow another one. Amazing Read and find out about the many other ways an octopus is amazing. This nonfiction picture book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 4 to 6. It's a fun way to learn to read and as a supplement for activity books for children.

Here is] a charming introduction to the truly amazing octopus from its intelligence to its ability to change colors to the camouflaging black ink it squirts to escape predators]. Lauber's chatty, fact-filled text makes the book a good read-aloud, and Keller's amusing and colorful drawings enhance it--a perfect match of text and illustration. --SLJ.

This is a Level 2 Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science title, which means the book explores more challenging concepts for children in the primary grades and supports the Common Core Learning Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) standards. Let's-Read-and-Find-Out is the winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Science Books & Films Prize for Outstanding Science Series.


 

Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780064451574
  • ISBN-10: 0064451577
  • Publisher: HarperCollins
  • Publish Date: January 1996
  • Page Count: 32
  • Reading Level: Ages 4-8
  • Dimensions: 6.83 x 8.66 x 0.13 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.2 pounds

Series: Let's-Read-And-Find-Out Science 2

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