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Sea Horse: Read and Wonder: The Shyest Fish in the Sea
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0763641405, Paperback)"Stunning pictures and engaging words. . . . An accomplished entrée
to early science topics." — Booklist (starred review)
Dive into the warm ocean and swim around amid the coral and waving sea grass. Do you see an eye like a small black bead peering out at you? Linger for a while and discover the secrets of the sea horse - one of the shyest fish in the sea. With a head like a horse, a tail like a monkey, and a pouch like a kangaroo, the sea horse acts like a chameleon, changing color to ward off danger or to show that he and his mate are a lifelong pair. Watch their fascinating mating dance, as the two of them twine their tails together and twirl, before she places her eggs in his pouch to be born. Could there be a more intriguing creature of the sea?
(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 14:20:50 -0400)
This book, with wood textures to create watery backgrounds for the vinyl engravings of sea plants and animals, describes the Barbour's sea horse's attributes and discusses the males' gestational role in reproduction.
An edition of this book was published by Candlewick Press.
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