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Octopus (Welcome to the World)

Diane Swanson

Octopus (Welcome to the World)

  • 395 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Whitecap Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Animals - Marine Life,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Nature - General,
  • Children"s 4-8 - Nature,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Fiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Nonfiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10955299M
    ISBN 10061378569X
    ISBN 109780613785693


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Sy Montgomery is a naturalist, documentary scriptwriter, and author of twenty acclaimed books of nonfiction for adults and children, including the National Book Award finalist The Soul of an Octopus and the memoir The Good Good Pig, a New York Times recipient of numerous honors, including lifetime achievement awards from the Humane Society and the New England Booksellers /5().

The Octopus: A Story of California is a novel by Frank Norris. I loved this book. It was the first part of an uncompleted trilogy, titled, The Epic of the Epic of the Wheat sounds so boring, but I didn't find it boring at all, at least not the first book, by the time the wheat is made into bread and biscuits and all that kind of thing, who knows, perhaps I'll be bored/5.

The book is primarily about the connections that the author, a naturalist working with the Boston Aquarium, made with several octopuses living there. The author learned that these animals can think, solve problems, and have an emotional life as well. (less) See all 5 questions about The Soul of an Octopus Lists with This Book/5.

For readers hoping to find information on these highly intelligent and incredibly fascinating creatures should steer Octopus book of this book and try the sublime "Octopus, The Ocean's Intelligent Invertebrate" by Anderson and Mather where octopuses are celebrated and revered as magnificent creatures in their own right, not merely as a delicacy for /5(57).

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Octopus Books publishes books of poetry. All rights are reserved by the authors. Site by First Letter & Company. Site updated & maintained by Gregor Holtz. Octopuses are the most intelligent invertebrates on Earth.

Here are eight awesome things we learned about the creatures from reading Katherine Harmon. "A heartbreaking, beautifully written book about finding one’s voice." -- School Library Journal, Starred Review The Benefits of Being an Octopus.

Named an NPR Best Book of Named to the Bank Street List for Best Children’s Books of Named to Vermont’s Dorothy Canfield Fisher List. There are about species of octopus, but the giant Pacific octopus is the largest, averaging 16 feet in length, and pounds.

It's also the longest-lived octopus; even so, its life span is. Sy Montgomery is a naturalist, documentary scriptwriter, and author of twenty acclaimed books of nonfiction for adults and children, including the National Book Award finalist The Soul of an Octopus and the memoir The Good Good Pig, a New York Times recipient of numerous honors, including lifetime achievement awards from the Humane Society and the New England Booksellers Released on: Ap An Octopus is Amazing by Patricia Lauber This book is part of the 'Let's-Read-and-Find-Out' science books series.

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Children relate to the angry octopus in this story as the sea child shows him how to take a deep breath, calm down, and manage his anger. I dedicate this book to parents and families. This book is about and extended family and the parenting stage.

This book was created and published on StoryJumper™. In “The Soul of an Octopus,” New Hampshire naturalist Sy Montgomery recounts the life and times of a fantastically complex animal. Montgomery discusses. What the Octopus Knows.

and bold, this book is the latest, and most closely argued, salvo in the debate over whether octopuses and other cephalopods are intelligent, sentient beings. More Octopus Info: Octopus Shape Book Printouts: Mollusks: Print out the following to make an octopus book.

Cut out each circle. Staple the pages together, then color the pages and answer the octopus questions. Skills practiced: Cutting, coloring, counting, writing, reading. The Octopus of Global Control is a controversial non-fiction book that uncovers some of the biggest conspiracies in modern world history in a way that is both horrifying and hilarious.

The book features quotes from over people that had a front row seat to some of the most important events in history, and their voices paint a picture of what.

--Sy Montgomery, author of The Soul of an Octopus, a National Book Award finalist "Godfrey-Smith delivers a revealing exploration of one--no, two!--of evolution's most critical turns, and one remarkable creature's trail-blazing, eight-armed foray into a mental life."/5().

In addition, the book is organized and written very well. What was one of the most memorable moments of Octopus. The resumption of the beginning, which occurs very near the end.

I actually said, "WHAT?!" What does Jeff Woodman bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book. In his octopus’s garden in the shade Who wouldn’t like to visit an octopus’s garden.

Well, now you can. This lively picture book, complete with a CD of the beloved song, brings Ringo Starr’s joyful underwater tale to life and is perfect for reading, sharing, and singing again and Edition: Book And CD.

A Notable Book of the Year. Huffington Post "The Soul of an Octopus is an astoundingly beautiful read in its entirety, at once scientifically illuminating and deeply poetic, and is indeed a worthy addition to the best science books of the year." NPR Science Friday/5(10).

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They are actually very interesting creatures – extremely smart animals, they are. Octopuses (Octopus spp.) are a family of cephalopods (a subgroup of marine invertebrates) known for their intelligence, their uncanny ability to blend into their surroundings, their unique style of locomotion, and their ability to squirt are some of the most fascinating creatures in the sea, found in every ocean in the world, and every continent's coastal waters.

The octopus changes color to blend into her environment several times, squirts ink to hide and escape, and lurks in caves. There are predators and prey, but, appropriately for the intended audience, no one gets eaten.

A gentle, positive story set in a world far less scary than that of Pixar's Nemo. (Picture book. ) Kirkus ReviewsBrand: Penguin Young Readers Group.

In 'Soul Of An Octopus,' An Invertebrate Steals Our Hearts: Cosmos And Culture A new book delves deeply, and emotionally, into the intelligence of octopuses.

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The purpose of this retelling is to be accessible to children of all ages. Enjoy reading. The octopus can also change to gray, brown, pink, blue, or green to blend in with its surroundings.

Octopuses may also change color as a way to communicate with other octopuses. Octopuses are solitary creatures that live alone in dens built from rocks, which the.

Critics will say that this book contains much material that is unconfirmed. The authors admit this, but much of the information is of a character that does not lend itself to confirmation, unless we some day kill the Octopus and dissect its tentacles. Nevertheless, the pieces do fit together to create a coherent picture, albeit an incomplete one.

About Octopus. “A pleasant, chatty book on a fascinating subject.” — Kirkus Reviews Octopuses have been captivating humans for as long as we have been catching them.

Yet for all of our ancient fascination and modern research, we still have not been able to get a firm grasp on these enigmatic creatures.

What other book might you compare Soul of An Octopus to and why? I don't think that I have read any other naturalist writing that exactly compares to this book, but the first thing that comes to mind would be Michael Pollan's book Botany of Desire.

However I think that the qualities that make me want to compare these two books is the attempt at.Octopus Books, Ottawa, ON. 3, likes talking about this were here. Ottawa's radical bookstore since /5. An octopus floats against a backdrop of blue ocean off Hawaii.

The mollusks are intelligent, playful and full of surprises, according to Sy Montgomery, author of the book.