One Nighttime Sea (Hardcover)

By Deborah Lee Rose, Steve Jenkins (Illustrator)

Scholastic Press, 9780439339063, 40pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 2003



From 1 to 10 and back again, dragonfish, morays, and other nighttime sea creatures fill this stunning counting book, featuring lush cut-paper art and an infectious, informative rhyming text.

All night long, while you are asleep, millions of sea creatures move through the deep...

This lavishly illustrated counting book offers a fascinating peek at ocean nightlife. Richly-textured collage art and infectious rhyme reveal the habits and habitats of otters, spider crabs, turtle hatchlings, and other nocturnal ocean dwellers. Young children will love acting out the action words associated with each animal, while counting creatures from 1 to 10, and from 10 back down to 1. Curious readers can learn more about each of the 20 creatures featured in a detailed endnote.