Ocean Animals for Kids: A Junior Scientist's Guide to Whales, Sharks, and Other Marine Life (Junior Scientists) (Paperback)
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Explore the big world under the waves with the Junior Scientists series for kids ages 6 to 9
The oceans are full of creatures that are beautiful and strange. Whether you’re a fan of sharks, snakes, penguins, or polar bears, Ocean Animals for Kids is full of fascinating critters to meet! Get ready to learn all about the mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, and invertebrates that call the ocean home.
Dive deeper than other ocean books for kids with:
- Animal profiles—Take a look at dozens of marine species, from sea spiders to sponges, and find out where they live, what they eat, and more!
- An intro to marine science—This standout among ocean books for kids investigates currents, tides, climate, and what’s hiding in the deepest, darkest parts of the ocean.
- Fun facts—Jump into the best in ocean books for kids and find out which sea-dwellers can open jars, who has pink poop, and what happens when marine iguanas sneeze!
See what’s happening underwater with this exciting entry into ocean books for kids.
About the Author
Bethanie and Josh Hestermann are authors of animal-science books for kids, including Search the Ocean, Find the Animals, as well as Zoology for Kids and Marine Science for Kids for more advanced readers. Bethanie is a freelance writer and Josh is a zoologist working at the California Science Center.
“Beth and Josh have done it again! This book introduces the next generation of ocean scientists and advocates to iconic creatures and the habitats they depend on for survival. The addition of fun activities throughout will go a far way in stirring curiosity and wonder for the ocean and its living organisms.” —Peter Edwards, marine scientist and environmental economist
“Ocean Animals for Kids is as fun as it is informative. There's no need to talk down to kids since this book treats young readers as the young scientists they are. The ocean is full of wonders, and this book gives young scientists and their families ocean information that will inspire a lifetime of learning.” —Dave Bader, marine biologist at the Marine Mammal Care Center, Los Angeles
“What do you get when you combine a writer and a zoologist? The perfect guides to take your children on an adventure through the underwater world that is the ocean. This Junior Scientist guide will teach your children about the ocean while cultivating their passion for marine life. Dive in and discover how you and your children can protect the ocean and all marine life while participating in science activities that will start your child on their journey to become future marine scientists.” —Jessica Watters, wildlife care specialist and conservation educator