An Octopus Is Amazing

Paperback | January 18, 1996

byPatricia Lauber

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"[Here is] a charming introduction to the truly amazing octopus [from its intelligence to its ability to change colors to the camouflaging black ink it squirts to escape predators]. Lauber's chatty, fact-filled text makes the book a good read-aloud, and Keller's amusing and colorful drawings enhance it—a perfect match of text and illustration." —SLJ.

Children's Books of 1990 (Library of Congress)

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Learn all about the truly amazing octopus, from its intelligence to its ability to change colors to the camouflaging black ink it squirts to escape predators.

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"[Here is] a charming introduction to the truly amazing octopus [from its intelligence to its ability to change colors to the camouflaging black ink it squirts to escape predators]. Lauber's chatty, fact-filled text makes the book a good read-aloud, and Keller's amusing and colorful drawings enhance it—a perfect match of text and illu...

Patricia Lauber is the author of more than sixty-five books for young readers. Many of them are in the field of science, and their range reflects the diversity of her own interests-bats, dolphins, dogs, volcanoes, earthquakes, the ice ages, the Everglades, the planets, earthworms. Two of her books, SEEDS: POP STICK GLIDE and JOURNEY TO...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 6.88 × 8.88 × 0.07 inPublished:January 18, 1996Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064451577

ISBN - 13:9780064451574

Appropriate for ages: 5 - 9

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Learn all about the truly amazing octopus, from its intelligence to its ability to change colors to the camouflaging black ink it squirts to escape predators.