Octopuses (Ocean Life)

  • 0.39 MB
  • English
Capstone Pr Inc
Animals - Marine Life, Juvenile Nonfiction, Children"s 4-8 - Nature, Children: Pres
The Physical Object
FormatSchool & Library Binding
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9706345M
ISBN 100516218344
ISBN 139780516218342

This is a well-written book exploring the world of octopuses, chiefly the giant pacific octopuses that live in the New England aquarium. The author takes us on a journey through her own discovery of these amazing animals - she even learns to scuba dive in order to gain a deeper (pardon the pun) understanding of their world/5().

A good book on octopuses (that's right, not octopi or, heaven forbid, octopodes). They're one of my favorite types of animals, but I only knew about them from Wikipedia articles and David Attenborough documentaries.

So, I decided to get a book that would be a broad but still scientific survey of the species and I was not disappointed in this one.4/5. Octopus Books is proud to publish Rebecca’s book in late or early Thank you to Read More» Happy Holiday Bundles admin—Novem Octopus Books is offering a special bundle of books and records now through Dec.

13, with a delivery date before Dec. Awful unscientific book that mainly focuses around how to fish, cook and use octopuses Octopuses book human consumption.

Writing style is very magazine-like, detached and repetitive. Any chapter which is focused on the actual life of octopuses is very basic, and lacking in meaningful detail which is a pity since the cover, title and description promises /5(54). 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. A new book delves deeply, and emotionally, into the intelligence of octopuses.

Giving it a rave review, anthropologist Barbara J. King says it may be time to offer captive octopuses their freedom. Octopuses are the most intelligent invertebrates on Earth. Here are eight awesome things we learned about the creatures from reading Katherine Harmon Courage's book "Octopus.

The Most Mysterious. Peter Godfrey-Smith’s brilliant book entirely overturns those preconceptions. Cephalopods – octopuses, squids and nautiluses – “are Author: Philip Hoare.

The octopus (plural octopuses) is a soft-bodied, eight-limbed mollusc of the order Octopoda (/ ɒ k ˈ t ɒ p ə d ə /, ok-TO-pə-də).Around species are recognised, and the order is grouped within the class Cephalopoda with squids, cuttlefish, and other cephalopods, the octopus is bilaterally symmetric with two eyes and a beak, with its mouth at the Octopuses book point of the Class: Cephalopoda.

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 Released on: Ap The Ocean and Octopuses: Books For Kids By Bookroo: The Children's Book Experts This list of the best kids books about the ocean is sure to include a new favorite for the voracious young reader in your life.

Beautifully written, thought-provoking, and bold, this book is the latest, and most closely argued, salvo in the debate over whether octopuses and other. 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.

Octopuses are sea animals famous for their rounded bodies, bulging eyes, and eight long arms. They live in all the world’s oceans but are especially abundant in warm, tropical waters.

Octopuses, like their cousin, the squid, are often considered “monsters of the deep,” though some species, or types, occupy relatively shallow waters. > Most octopuses stay along the ocean’s.

Beautifully written, thought-provoking, 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." --Olivia Judson, The Atlantic/5().

Inthe English zoologist J. Young wrote a book called A Model of the Brain, in which he encouraged scientists to study the brains of a wide variety of species, octopuses included. “We. Get this from a library.

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Octopuses. [Mari C Schuh] -- "This search-and-find book invites young readers to look for new vocabulary words and pictures while giving simple facts about an octopus's ocean habitat, body parts, and behaviors" This "All About Book" will be a fun addition to your classroom and lesson on octopuses.

This packet can be used along with books specific to the animal or it can be used on its own. Included in this unit is a full-color poster with a colorful graphic of 4/5(30).

Octopuses (Book): Coldiron, Deborah: Introduces young readers to the fascinating and incredible underwater world of octopuses. Two Books on Octopuses. Ma Hannah G. but is more fundamentally a popular science book. It takes octopuses as its main theme, but its organizing principle is the evolution of consciousness not only in octopuses but in.

Charming anecdotes like this abound in Godfrey-Smith’s book, particularly about captive octopuses frustrating scientists’ attempts at observation. Children's book author Jan Brett meets Gilligan the octopus at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach.

Brett's latest book is a Golidlocks story starring a mermaid and three octopuses. Business.

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This "All About Book" will be a fun addition to your classroom and lesson on octopuses. This packet can be used along with books specific to the animal or it can be used on its own.

Included in this unit is a full-color poster with a colorful graphic of. For a book that imparts a wealth of scientific information about octopuses, Montgomery uses humor and also a deep sense of feeling and respect for the octopus and all of nature. How does Montgomery convey the major conservation issues, such as global warming and the health of the oceans, in the stories she tells in this book about people and.

The Soul of an Octopus was a National Book Award Finalist. The author quotes the Cambridge Declaration in the book, and charmingly and proudly italicizes the key words including octopuses. Add to Favorites Remove from Favorites.

Get this from a library. Octopuses. [Lindsay Shaffer] -- "Relevant images match informative text in this introduction to octopuses. Intended for students in kindergarten through third grade"   Octopus's Garden is a brand new picture book version of The Beatles' classic song, written by Ringo Starr and illustrated by Ben Cort.

Publishing on 24th October in hardback, the book contains a. Encountering an octopus in the wild, as Peter Godfrey-Smith argues in his fascinating book, “Other Minds,” is as close as we will get to meeting an intelligent : Callum Roberts.

LS: I love how your book mentions the octopuses that show up again and again in sci-fi. Do you have a favorite fictional octopus or octopus-like character.


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Sy Montgomery is a naturalist, author and scriptwriter who writes for children as well as adults. She is author of more than 20 books, including The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness, which was a finalist for the National Book Award for Nonfiction and was a New York Times Bestseller.

Octopuses in captivity present researchers with an excellent opportunity to learn more about their personas. Research on the octopus is still relatively new d­ue to the animal's reclusive nature.

It's fairly well-accepted among researchers Author: Jennifer Horton. 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.Although octopuses are not considered endangered, they do face dangers from human activity.

Such threats include habitat destruction, and a reduction in their main foods due to over fishing and marine pollution. Picture credits – Octopus and its tentacles: Michal Adamczyk, Dreamstime.

Octopus shooting inky fluid: Vittorio Bruno, Shutterstock.