The Magic School Bus on the Ocean Floor

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Scholastic, 1992 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
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To celebrate its 20th anniversary, Scholastic is re-releasing the ten original Magic School Bus titles in paperback. With updated scientific information, the bestselling science series ever is back!

When Ms. Frizzle drives the Magic School Bus full speed ahead into the ocean, the class takes a submarine expedition that's anything but ordinary. With a well-meaning lifeguard in tow, the class takes a deep breath and learns about hot water vents, coral reefs, plant and animal life on the ocean floor, and more!

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User Review  - JeNeeH - LibraryThing

The Magic School Bus on the Ocean Floor is a fictional book but presents factual information to its readers about the ocean, and the sea-animal's lives. This book was about a class whose teacher took ... Read full review

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User Review  - AdamLarson - LibraryThing

I liked this book a lot, but I feel like most people would typically rather watch the Magic School Bus episode on the same subject. However, I think the fact that it was based off of a television show ... Read full review

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Author Joanna Cole and illustrator Bruce Degen make learning a spirited joyride, delighting young audiences with their fantastic journeys to the eye of a hurricane, the bottom of the ocean, and the center of the earth, to name just a few. Author and illustrator have said they were each inspired by an important teacher in their classroom days - very much like Ms. Frizzle! There are now more than 58 million Magic School Bus books in print, in a variety of formats, plus a wildly successful animated television series. Called "a can't-miss team" by School Library Journal, Cole and Degen live in Florida and Connecticut, respectively. For more information about Joanna Cole and Bruce Degen, visit: