Wild Iris Publishing, 9781936607723, 32pp.
Publication Date: April 1, 2015
With images so stunningly life-like, so fabulously detailed, you ll believe you are swimming in the sea "Curious Critters: Marine" features some of North America's most incredible marine animals captured through the award-winning photography of David FitzSimmons. The amazing photographs depict 20 common and fascinating animals of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, as well as the Gulf of Mexico. The subjects include a sleek black sea bass, a giant Pacific octopus, an incredible roseate spoonbill, and a one-in-a-million blue lobster, plus many more amazing creatures found along the coasts of the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Fun and educational narratives accompanying each animal highlight fascinating natural history information, and a visual index, additional curious critter facts, silhouettes showing animal sizes, and a full glossary are also included.
About the Author
David FitzSimmons is an award-winning photographer and writer. He is the author of "Curious Critters" and "Curious Critters Volume 2," and his children s picture books have won numerous national book awards. He holds a PhD in English from Ohio State University and presents seminars and workshops across North America. He lives in Bellville, Ohio."