Amazing Octopus: Creature from an unknown world (Amazing Ocean) (Hardcover)

Amazing Octopus: Creature from an unknown world (Amazing Ocean) By Michael Stavaric, Michele Ganser (Illustrator), Oliver Latsch (Translated by) Cover Image
By Michael Stavaric, Michele Ganser (Illustrator), Oliver Latsch (Translated by)
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Dive beneath the waves and explore the amazing world of the octopus with this fact-filled book for middle grade readers who can’t get enough about marine animals!

What do ocean and space have in common? How did octopuses and humans evolve? What exactly are cephalopods - and why do they have such a funny name?
Octopuses are the oldest and most intelligent creatures on our planet, true aliens whose abilities amaze us. Michael Stavarič and Michèle Ganser have created a non-fiction book full of surprising twists and turns that offer much more than just imparting knowledge

About the Author

Michael Stavarič was born in Brno in 1972 and works in Vienna as a freelance writer, translator and lecturer. He has received numerous scholarships and awards, including: LeseLenz Prize for Young Literature, Adelbert Chamisso Prize, Austrian State Prize for Children's and Young Adult Literature, Children's Book Prize of the City of Vienna, German Design Award, Wartholz Literature Prize and Hohenems Literature Prize.

Michèle Ganser was born in Aachen in 1995 and studied Communication Design in Aachen and Mainz. She is particularly fascinated by space, the stars and the different planets. In her illustrations, she combines exciting topics in an unusual way and thus creates completely new worlds. In her free time she likes to read - preferably science fiction novels.

Praise For…

“A beautifully illustrated dopamine hit of octopus facts… The point that the depths of the ocean still remain as unknown as outer space is made gorgeously throughout the book by Michèle Ganser’s star-spangled, otherworldly illustrations. Dive in and be amazed.” — The Times, Children’s Book of the Week (UK)

Product Details
ISBN: 9781782694243
ISBN-10: 1782694242
Publisher: Pushkin Children's Books
Publication Date: March 12th, 2024
Pages: 144
Language: English
Series: Amazing Ocean