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I see sea food : sea creatures that look like food / Jenna Grodzicki.

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  • 0 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 0 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
LARL Cataloging LARL69325 (Text) LARL69324 New On order -
LARL Cataloging LARL69325 (Text) LARL69325 New On order -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781541554634
  • ISBN: 1541554639
  • Physical Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: Minneapolis : Millbrook Press, [2020]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 32).
Summary, etc.:
Meet some of the wackiest creatures under the sea--creatures that look like food--through eye-catching photos and engaging text. This funny, informative book introduces readers to the egg yolk jellyfish, the lettuce sea slug, the chocolate chip sea star, and many more! Accessible text and engaging photos make this a very fun read.
Target Audience Note:
Age 4-9.
K to Grade 3.
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2019 November #1
    *Starred Review* This is an engaging premise for a picture book. Crisp, full-color, full-page photos provide close-ups of various sea life—fish, starfish, eels, slugs, jellyfish—and compare their physical appearances to standard foods that most children will recognize: pancakes, chocolate chip cookies, lettuce, bananas, apples, even egg yolks. Each two-page spread features an oversize caption, an accessible one-paragraph description of the subject and how its distinct makeup helps it survive in the ocean (camouflage, absorbing food or sunlight, armor, attracting mates, propulsion), and a standard list of basic data (aliases, species, size, range, habitat, predators). Included in this last section is also a fun fact: the cauliflower jellyfish, for example, has no hearts, brains, or blood. A couple pages of introductory text introduce the concept of biodiversity; the concluding text encourages appreciation and respect for all kinds of sea critters, and plants the seed that readers might discover some new species of their own someday. A glossary introduces cool new vocabulary (filaments, scutes, tentacles, tubercles); a concluding quiz asks readers to identify photos as sea food or me food. This is sure to be a hit with young audiences, whether shared during storytime or read (and reread) by deep-sea enthusiasts. Preschool-Grade 2. Copyright 2019 Booklist Reviews.

Subject: Marine animals > Adaptation > Juvenile literature.
Marine animals > Miscellanea > Juvenile literature.
Marine animals > Adaptation.
Genre: Juvenile works.
Instructional and educational works.
Illustrated works.

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