Dive into these fishy facts: Did you know that the prehistoric shark, megalodon, had jaws so big that it could swallow a car? Or that goats, pigs, dogs, cats, and even an alpaca have all learned how to surf? And if that’s not weird enough for you, one man even rowed solo across the Pacific Ocean for 312 days! In this book filled with 300 facts and pictures, you’ll glimpse the ocean’s weirdest wildlife, uncover shocking shipwrecks, and meet sensational seafarers, from pirates and sailors to ground-breaking marine scientists. Perfect for ocean enthusiasts and trivia-loving landlubbers alike!
A small book perfect for travel!
I’ve reviewed many other titles in this series like USA and HALLOWEEN. There is so much packed into these little gems and the newest centering on the Ocean is no exception. They’ve really outdone themselves with this edition. Colorful images fill every page and facts are ones that will have you enjoying again and again. One read through is not enough.
Over 190 pages of fascinating finds and you don’t have to read them in order. You could even begin at the end of book’s 8-page Index/Factfinder to find your favorite Ocean topic.
The facts are meant to be shared. My favorites included:
- SOME SPECIES OF ALBATROSS CAN FLY AROUND THE GLOBE IN JUST OVER A MONTH (p. 40)
- SEAHORSE COUPLES DANCE TOGETHER EVERY MORNING—SOMETIMES FOR HOURS. (p. 95).
- BLUE WHALE CALVES DRINK 100 GALLONS OF MILK A DAY. (p. 153)
WEIRD BUT TRUE! OCEAN can be enjoyed by kids and adults. Tuck it in your carry-on this summer and enjoy!
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