Monsters of the Deep [With 3-D Action Cards]
By Nicola Davies
(National Geographic Society, Hardcover, 9781426308604, 24pp.)
Publication Date: October 11, 2011
List Price: $16.95*
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Dive in! Brand new Augmented Reality technology lends amazing 3D computer animation to this incredible look at the ocean’s giant creatures. Sharks, whales, and giant squid come alive with the help of special cards packaged in the book and a simple computer camera, allowing readers to experience life under the sea as never before.
Monsters of the Deep gives readers an intense close-up encounter with some of the biggest animals lurking in the ocean. Go shark diving in a cage and with the tap of a key, pull up amazing facts about the species in front of you. Augmented Reality is so new that that this book will be cutting edge in the U.S. Staying true to its heritage, of course, National Geographic brings stunning photography and fun information together with this new technology for a dynamic experience that takes readers off the page and into the deep. Even without a computer, visuals and detailed facts are so compelling that the readers will be completely drawn into the mysteries of the underwater world.