The Oceanology Handbook

The Oceanology Handbook

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Explore the ocean’s wonders, real and . . . imagined? Dive into this essential handbook to discover some lesser-known secrets of the sea. (Age 9 and up)

What’s the difference between a steamer and a schooner? How would you navigate in stormy seas? How are underwater volcanoes formed? And which creatures lurk in the inky depths of the deepest oceans? All this and much more await eager young oceanologists in this exciting handbook, prepared for Zoticus de Lesseps, the young author of OCEANOLOGY, by his tutor, Professor Aronnax, during their around-the-world journey aboard the mysterious Captain Nemo’s NAUTILUS.

Among the book’s special features:
* four pages of stickers featuring sea creatures, ships, treasure, and diving equipment
* activities for the reader on nearly every spread
* a pull-out letter from Professor Aronnax to Zoticus
* a removable Beaufort scale chart of the winds — an indispensable resource for seafarers!

Baker & Taylor
Reveals miscellaneous facts and lesser-known trivia about the sea as observed by a young enthusiast and his tutor on a round-the-world journey.

& Taylor

A latest entry in the popular series that includes Monsterology and Vampireology reveals lesser-known trivia about the sea as observed by a young enthusiast and his tutor on a round-the-world journey, in a volume complemented by stickers, activity suggestions and more.

Publisher: Somerville, MA : Templar Pub., 2010
ISBN: 9780763648749
Branch Call Number: J 551.46 PRO
Characteristics: 80 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Twist, Clint


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