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Fasten your flippers, we’re diving into an underwater adventure! Dazzling color photographs and simple text reveal the amazing world of creatures living under the sea.


Have you ever visited a coral reef? Coral reefs are almost like underwater cities. They are home to many different plants and animals! Read this book to learn more about coral reefs.

La Vida en el Arrecife de Coral / A Home in the Coral Reef

wildlife in its depths in Eyewitness: Oceans. Through images, maps and informative text learn about life on the shore to the darkest depths of the ocean floor, including predators and prey, gas and oil exploration, products of the ocean, brave explorers and what the human race can do to help preserve one of the earth’s most valuable resources.

For over 25 years, DK’s Eyewitness books have been the most trusted nonfiction series in classrooms, libraries, and homes around the world. In summer 2014 this award-winning series will get a fresh new look both inside and out. The introduction of paperback editions, eye-catching jackets, and updated interiors ensure that the Eyewitness series will continue to be relevant in the ever-changing world of education and remain the go-to source for homework help, research projects, reluctant readers, ESL students, and, as always, to satisfy the minds of curious kids.

Supports the Common Core State Standards.

DK Eyewitness Collection 15 Books Set (Human Body,Ocean,Volcano & Earthquake,Animal,Planets,Periodic Table,Dinosaurs,Mythology,Ancient Egypt,Tudor,Victorians,Ancient Rome,Ancient Greece and More)

DK Eyewitness Books: Ocean: Discover What Lies Beneath the Watery Surface of Our Planet from its Sunlit Shal 

Dolphins are smart. They are so smart that they can talk to each other. Dolphins communicate underwater for the same reason people talk on land: to let others know who they are, where they are, and maybe even how to feel. Also included are activities that explore how dolphins talk to each other.

Dolphin Talk: Whistles, Clicks, and Clapping Jaws

Provides information about the deep ocean, discussing such topics as the different ocean zones, hydrothermal vents, breathing and diving in the ocean, fish that glow in the dark, and devices used by humans in the exploration of deep water.

100 Things You Should Know About Deep Ocean (Unpredictable Nature: Changing Man’s Daily Life)