The Bizarre Life Cycle of an Octopus
Strange Life Cycles
Readers learn about the unique life cycle of the octopus, including facts such as a mother octopus doesn't eat while taking care of her eggs and neither male nor female octopuses live very long after becoming parents. Colorful photographs and engaging graphic organizers enhance age-appropriate language and science content. Bizarre fact boxes draw in readers with even more octopus oddities.
* Reviews *Series Review: Strange Life CyclesThese books deserve attention for far more than their sensational titles. Clearly written, they are bursting with information and intriguing, full-page color photos that enhance understanding of some of natures most unusual creatures. New vocabulary is introduced on nearly every page and is always well defined in context or in the glossary. sidebars, life-cycle diagrams, Fun Facts pages, charts, and back matter exemplify nonfiction features at their finest. The graphics are as appealing as the content: simple, eye-catching, and bright. Great for research or independent reading, this series may well turn students into budding biologists.School Library Journal