Polar Oceans

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Crabtree Publishing Company, 2003 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
The extreme climates of the North and South Poles make the polar oceans unlike any other bodies of water on Earth. Despite the severe conditions, an amazing diversity of wildlife thrives in the Arctic and Southern Oceans and depends on these bodies of water for survival. In Polar Oceans children will learn about
- similarities and differences between Arctic and Antarctic waters
- how polar ocean creatures have adapted
- polar ocean food chains and food webs
- permanent ice and ice formations
- interconnections among polar oceans and other seas and oceans
- global consequences of environmental changes
Children will be captivated by The Living Ocean, an easy-to-read and informative series covering all aspects of the Earth's oceans. Created by Bobbie Kalman, this beautiful set of books provides a fascinating portrayal of the complex relationships between ocean plants and animals, and their diverse habitats. Clearly written text and astonishing images provide young readers with important insight into the living ocean. Each book includes:
- detailed diagrams
- simple text
- full-color photographs and illustrations
- glossary and index

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About the author (2003)

Bobbie Kalman was born in Hungary in 1947. She escaped with her family to Austria during the Hungarian Revolution in 1956. The family spent several weeks there as refugees before immigrating to North America. Her book, Refugee Child, is based on this account. She has degrees in English, psychology and education, and has taught at both the elementary and secondary level. She has also worked as an educational assistant for several publishing companies. She is the author and publisher of over 800 books for children. Her books are sought after because she writes within specific curriculum needs, making the titles very popular in schools and public libraries. Her works include The Early Settler Life series, The Historic Communities series, The Native Nations of North America series, The Lands, Peoples, and Cultures series, and The Science of Living Things series.