Exploring Ocean Science with Comics
Andrews McMeel Publishing, 9781449490249, 128pp.
Publication Date: June 26, 2018
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These beautifully drawn, educational comics combine fun science facts about marine life, kid-friendly wit, and a strong environmental message. From whale vomit to bone-eating worms, narwhals to sea dragons, Squidtoons presents real ocean science in a series of entertaining, easy-to-understand comics. Venture from the seashore to the deep sea, and learn about the ocean’s diverse life forms straight from the experts.
About the Author
Dana Song graduated from the University of California San Diego in 2016 with a degree in public health. Originally from Phelan, California, Dana spends her time mountain biking and creating digital illustrations for Squidtoons.
Praise For Squidtoons: Exploring Ocean Science with Comics…
"Squidtoons masterfully uses cartoons to convey novel and complex scientific topics to kids and adults alike. Whether you are looking for a fun, quick read, hoping to learn more about the ocean, or to immerse a youngster in the exciting world of marine biology, Squidtoons is the book for you." (Martin Tresguerres, PhD, Professor in Marine Biology)
"Squidtoons is one of the funnest, over-the-top, visually compelling books on ocean critters that I’ve ever seen. It’s easy to read and loads of fun for readers of all ages and backgrounds. Five-year-old kids and marine biologists alike will learn something new about the fascinating life of our oceans. Squidtoons totally rocks!" (Ray Troll, artist and author of Sharkabet, Rapture of the Deep, and Cruisin’ the Fossil Coastline)
"I've always been enthusiastic about Garfield Kwan's Squidtoons. It's an engaging mix of interesting science and engaging illustrations." (Al Trujillo, Oceanography Textbook Author and Distinguished Teaching Professor, Palomar Community College)