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See how a sea-urchin disguises itself or find out how a crab can grow a new leg. Reel in all the amazing secrets of the seashore from the various fish in the sea to crabs and other beach critters which manage to survive the harsh conditions.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 210 x 276 x 8mm | 322.06g
  • Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 0751364797
  • 9780751364798
  • 923,325

Table of contents

The world of the seashore; Shaping the shoreline; Profile of the shore; Living on the edge of land; Plants of the sea; Green, brown and red seaweeds; The holdfast habitat; Shells of the shore; Gripping the rock; Inside a rock pool; Rock-pool fish; Flower-like animals; Tentacles and stings; Stars of the sea; Borers and builders; Hard cases; Unusual partnerships; Disguises; Life on a ledge; Feeding by the sea; Visitors to the shore; Beachcombing; Studying our shores; Did you know?; Protecting our coastlines; Find out more.
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52 ratings
3.96 out of 5 stars
5 42% (22)
4 23% (12)
3 25% (13)
2 8% (4)
1 2% (1)
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