It's True! Squids Suck (13)

Nicki Greenberg
AUD $11.99
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From terrifying giant monsters to dainty rockpool-dwellers, squids, octopuses and their relatives are truly extraordinary creatures, as you'll discover in this thirteenth book in the fantastic non-fiction series, It's True!

Have you ever opened a coconut and found an octopus inside? Ever been

hypnotised by a cuttlefish or squirted by a squid?

Dive in and discover why octopuses have smart arms and blue blood, which squid always wears pyjamas and why squid scientists love to play with whale vomit. Look into the biggest eye on the planet, and learn how to make an octopus blush. But watch out - these creatures really do suck!

Stretch your mental tentacles with super squid facts

Author bio:

Nicki Greenberg is a writer and illustrator based in Melbourne, Australia. Her first picture books, The Digits series, were published when she was fifteen years old. She later spent ten years disguised as a lawyer, while maintaining a not-so-secret Other Life as a comics artist and children's book author. Nicki is the creator of the award-winning 'staged-on-the-page' adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet, and of the graphic adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby. Inspired by her own young children, Nicki has written and illustrated many delightful picture books for younger readers including The Naughtiest Reindeer series, Meerkat Choir, Teddy Took the Train, and Morris the Mole. In her Zelda Stitch novels, Nicki has come a step closer to realising her childhood dream of being a witch.

Category: Children's non-fiction
ISBN: 9781741146271
Awards: Short-listed Royal Society's Aventis Prizes for Science Books, Junior Prize 2006 AU; Short-listed Wilderness Society's Environment Award for Children's Literature 2006 AU; Short-listed APA Book Design Awards, Best Designed Children's Series category 2006 AU
Publisher: A&U Children's
Imprint: A & U Children
Pub Date: May 2005
Page Extent: 96
Format: Paperback - B format
Age: 8 - 12
Subject: Children's non-fiction

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