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Shell (Eyewitness Books)
Full-color photos. "Arthur showcases varieties of shelled mollusks, echinoderms, crustaceans, turtles, tortoises, and terrapins, illustrating how shells and pearls form and comparing species that inhabit such different environments as freshwater bodies and coral reefs. Stunning close-up photos and detailed captions will attract browsers and researchers looking for ...more
Hardcover, 62 pages
Published April 22nd 1989 by Knopf Books for Young Readers
(first published January 1st 1960)
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These DK Eyewitness books are a huge hit at our house. They are full of interesting facts and colorful pictures. We are using these as non-fiction read-alouds for early elementary and typically cover one 2-page spread a night. (The books are aimed at Grades 3-7 for an independent reader.) The books are well-organized and contain sections at the end about jobs in and tools used for studying the topic and places to go for more information.