Seashore: Explore the world of shells, sea animals, and shore plants

Seashore: Explore the world of shells, sea animals, and shore plants

by DK Publishing

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Packed with facts and activities, this is the perfect first book for young explorers who are curious about nature and want to learn more about the seashore.

What shapes the shore? What causes tides? Seashore has these answers and more, and is a perfect introduction to the world of shells, fish, and birds for kids who are curious about nature.

Packed with amazing facts about fun topics like shell shapes and rock pools, this eBook lets kids have fun and be innovative as they learn through simple activities like making and testing a paper boat, and recording and drawing the sea creatures they find on the shore.

With its natural look and feel and its practical approach to learning, Seashore is sure to make waves in the lives of little explorers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781465466136
Publisher: DK
Publication date: 04/04/2017
Sold by: DK
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 64
Sales rank: 987,550
File size: 85 MB
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Age Range: 6 - 8 Years

About the Author

DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world's leading illustrated reference publisher and part of Penguin Random House, formed on July 1, 2013. DK publishes highly visual, photographic nonfiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 87 countries and in 62 languages, with offices in Delhi, London, Melbourne, Munich, New York, and Toronto. DK's aim is to inform, enrich, and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivalled clarity to a wide range of topics with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products.   Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery, and parenting. DK’s extensive children’s list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers, and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the bestselling LEGO® books. DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series and Prima Games, video gaming publishers, as well as the award-winning travel publisher, Rough Guides.

Table of Contents

The seashore 8

What shapes the shore? 10

Making waves 12

Tides and tidal zones 14

Signs in the sand 16

Beach detective 18

High and dry 20

Just visiting 22

Shell shapes 24

Borers and burrowers 26

Seashore fish 28

Look carefully 30

Underwater garden 32

Holding on 34

Life adrift 36

Making a meal 38

Danger, keep clear! 40

Life in the dunes 42

Sandy shore 44

Coastal corals 46

Shingle beach 48

Rocky shore 50

Rock pool 52

Muddy shore and salt marsh 54

Mangrove swamp 56

Harbor and pier 58

Index 60

Acknowledgments 61

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