Ocean Life by the NumbersBook - 2008
Illustrated numbers from one to ten mimick the physical features of ten underwater animals and information is provided about the habitat, aquatic region, and endangerment status of each example.
Dive down to the depths of our planet's oceans and see the stunning variety of creatures that call this watery environment home. These incredible marine animals and their ocean habitats are among our most precious and endangered resources.
In a dazzling underwater adventure, Caldecott Honor-winning artist David McLimans uses fins, flippers, and tentacles to create numerical masterpieces. From the smallest tiger tail sea horse to the giant humpback whale, this aquatic menagerie will captivate readers of all ages as they count up to ten and back down again. McLimans also explores the powers of ten to showcase amazing ocean facts from one to one billion! Once you wet your feet with this eye-popping visual treat, your view of the ocean will be forever transformed.
The creator of the Caldecott Honor book, Gone Wild: An Endangered Animal Alphabet, uses inventive numerals cleverly mimicking the physical features of underwater animals to not only count to ten but also give ten tips for helping find solutions to save our endangered oceans. 50,000 first printing.