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Tentacles!: Tales of the Giant Squid
For centuries, sailors have handed down stories of the giant squid. They say this mysterious monster of the deep chases ships and battles whales. They say it can weigh up to 1,000 pounds and that its eyes can be as big as a human head! Are these stories fact or fantasy? Find out in this exciting beginning reader.
Paperback, http://www.shirleyrayeredmond.com/, 48 pages
Published May 27th 2003 by Random House Books for Young Readers
(first published May 1st 2003)
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Giant Squids and I go way back. My mother loves to tell the story of "how frightened her daughter got when she saw on TV that a giant squid was attacking San Francisco". (To my credit, I was only in kindergarten and my Dad was in San Francisco that day representing a client in court. Plenty of reason to be upset.) So, I don't like them. The fact that their eyes can be as big as my head make me even more afraid of them. I read this book very quickly and don’t wish to ever read it again! Real pict ...more
Nov 15, 2014 Edward Creter rated it liked it
Rumors of squids are as numerous as....well, the arms of this magnificent creature, and this tiny book for kids covers a lot of them, though, due to its small size, doesn't quite cover all. It's an intro into the mysteries of the deep and the mystery of the existence of giant squid, which I believe are true. That Jules Verne thing where a sub is attacked by a squid? Not as true, I don't think!
Shirley Raye Redmond is the author of several "sweet" romance novels and dozens of children's books. Many of her titles have won both national and regional awards. She is a member of numerous writing organizations, including Women Writing the West, Southwest Writers, American Christian Fiction Writers, Romance Writers of America, and the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. She liv ...more