Tentacles!: Tales of the Giant Squid (Paperback)

Tales of the Giant Squid

By Shirley Raye Redmond, Bryn Barnard (Illustrator)

Random House Books for Young Readers, 9780375813078, 48pp.

Publication Date: May 27, 2003



For centuries, sailors have handed down stories of the giant squid. They say this mysterious monster of the deep chases ships and battles whales. They say it can weigh up to 1,000 pounds and that its eyes can be as big as a human head! Are these stories fact or fantasy? Find out in this exciting beginning reader.

About the Author

Shirley Raye Redmond is an author of numerous books for children, including the Step into Readings Tentacles! Tales of the Giant Squid, Lewis and Clark: A Prairie Dog for the President, and Fairies! A True Story. She and her husband, former Congressman Bill Redmond, have two grown children. Bryn Barnard is an author and illustrator whose books include The Genius of Islam; Outbreak! Plagues that Changed History; and Dangerous Planet: Natural Disasters that Changed History. Find him online at brynbarnard.com and @brynbarnard.