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Octopuses: A Ladybird Expert Book

Octopuses: A Ladybird Expert Book
 

Part of the ALL-NEW LADYBIRD EXPERT SERIES - Why is it octopuses, and not octopi or octopodes? - How did octopuses evolve to be so clever? - How can octopuses see and speak with their skin? EXAMINE these crafty hunters of the seabed - shape-shifting, skin-signalling and using com... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781405934909
Published 21 March 2019 by Penguin
Available in EPUB format
Software Adobe Ebook Compatible Devices
Language en
Author(s) By Scales, Dr Helen
Series The Ladybird Expert Series
Availability Wheelers ePlatform

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ISBN-13 9781405934909
ISBN-10
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Penguin
Publication Date 21 March 2019
Publication Country
Format EPUB ebook
Author(s) By Scales, Dr Helen
Series The Ladybird Expert Series
Category Education
Science: General Issues
Marine Biology
Molluscs
Earth Sciences
Aquatic Creatures
Number of Pages 56
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age 16+ years
Reading Age 16+ years
Dewey Code 594.56
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Electronic Book

Part of the ALL-NEW LADYBIRD EXPERT SERIES - Why is it octopuses, and not octopi or octopodes? - How did octopuses evolve to be so clever? - How can octopuses see and speak with their skin? EXAMINE these crafty hunters of the seabed - shape-shifting, skin-signalling and using complex tools - their remarkable abilities are still being uncovered. BENDY BODIES, BIG BRAINS Written by celebrated marine biologist and documentarian Helen Scales, Octopuses is an enthralling introduction to these utterly unique creatures, the myths and fiction they have inspired, and what they can tell us about the roots of intelligence.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review The artwork is gloriously retro, echoing the original Ladybird house style but containing completely up to date information.

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Author's Bio

Dr Helen Scales is a marine biologist, writer and broadcaster. When she's not on or beneath the waves, she writes and talks about the connections between people, science and the living world. Among her BBC radio documentaries she's explored the dream of living underwater and searched for the perfect wave. She teaches at Cambridge University and advises the charity Sea Changers to help safeguard the UK's marine life. Her books include 11 Explorations into Life on Earth about the Royal Institution Christmas Lectures, and the Guardian bestseller and BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week Spirals in Time.

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