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About the author


As a kid from Minnesota, Dr. Danielle Dixson only saw the ocean when her family visited her grandparents in Florida. At five years old, Danielle visited the Shedd Aquarium and promptly decided she wanted to become a marine biologist. She loves SCUBA diving on coral reefs, and runs a lab that works to understand how changes to the ocean affect the behavior of the animals that populate the coral reef. Sea Stories: How the tiny gobies save their coral home is based on a research project she conducted in Fiji, where she studied what the tiny fish that live inside corals do to help out the coral when harmful seaweed starts to hurt it.
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Sea Stories
How the Tiny Gobies Saved Their Coral Homes
by Danielle Dixson and Maural Sowlat

Overview


When a small piece of seaweed starts to grow out of control between two corals, the coral reef animals that live inside the coral branches need to figure out a way to stop the seaweed from causing big problems.  Your child will delight in the story of a group of coral reef critters working together to save their coral home from the harmful seaweed.  

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Description


A small piece of seaweed begins to grow into a big problem for the animals that live in two corals on a coral reef.  The situation gets even more complicated when the animals find a tiny crab friend living in the seaweed causing all of the trouble.  With vivid illustrations and a story that young children will easily follow and enjoy, Sea Stories: How the Tiny Gobies Saved their Coral Homes will not only entertain but teach about the negative and positive interactions between coral reef animals.  This story is based on the findings of real scientific research. 

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Overview


When a small piece of seaweed starts to grow out of control between two corals, the coral reef animals that live inside the coral branches need to figure out a way to stop the seaweed from causing big problems.  Your child will delight in the story of a group of coral reef critters working together to save their coral home from the harmful seaweed.  

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Description


A small piece of seaweed begins to grow into a big problem for the animals that live in two corals on a coral reef.  The situation gets even more complicated when the animals find a tiny crab friend living in the seaweed causing all of the trouble.  With vivid illustrations and a story that young children will easily follow and enjoy, Sea Stories: How the Tiny Gobies Saved their Coral Homes will not only entertain but teach about the negative and positive interactions between coral reef animals.  This story is based on the findings of real scientific research. 

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Book details

Genre:SCIENCE

Subgenre:Life Sciences / Ecology

Language:English

Series title:Sea Stories

Series Number:2

Pages:34

Format:Paperback

Paperback ISBN:9781543912739


Overview


When a small piece of seaweed starts to grow out of control between two corals, the coral reef animals that live inside the coral branches need to figure out a way to stop the seaweed from causing big problems.  Your child will delight in the story of a group of coral reef critters working together to save their coral home from the harmful seaweed.  

Read more

Description


A small piece of seaweed begins to grow into a big problem for the animals that live in two corals on a coral reef.  The situation gets even more complicated when the animals find a tiny crab friend living in the seaweed causing all of the trouble.  With vivid illustrations and a story that young children will easily follow and enjoy, Sea Stories: How the Tiny Gobies Saved their Coral Homes will not only entertain but teach about the negative and positive interactions between coral reef animals.  This story is based on the findings of real scientific research. 

Read more

About the author


As a kid from Minnesota, Dr. Danielle Dixson only saw the ocean when her family visited her grandparents in Florida. At five years old, Danielle visited the Shedd Aquarium and promptly decided she wanted to become a marine biologist. She loves SCUBA diving on coral reefs, and runs a lab that works to understand how changes to the ocean affect the behavior of the animals that populate the coral reef. Sea Stories: How the tiny gobies save their coral home is based on a research project she conducted in Fiji, where she studied what the tiny fish that live inside corals do to help out the coral when harmful seaweed starts to hurt it.

Read more
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