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The Octopus's Garden

By Mark Norman

Through amazing footage and stunning photographs, this DVD book uncovers the secret underwater world.

For us air-breathing land dwellers, life under the water is curious and amazing. The deeper you go, the more extraordinary life becomes. Award-winning author Dr Mark Norman is the perfect person to excite wonder in young children with this amazing collection of original images.

  • This book is accompanied by a DVD containing live footage of life under the sea, and the creatures that most of us will never meet in our lifetime.

About the author

Dr Mark Norman is a marine biologist and a world expert on octopuses, squids and cuttlefishes (the ‘cephalopods’). He is Senior Curator of Molluscs at Museum Victoria where he undertakes marine biology research. He is also a trained teacher, an educational display designer and an experienced underwater cinematographer. He has published extensively and his publications include “A guide to squid, cuttlefish and octopuses of Australasia” and “Cephalopods: a world guide”. His research and projects with documentary makers including BBC, National Geographic and Discovery Channel has covered giant squid, poisonous blue-ringed octopuses, huge aggregations of southern giant cuttlefish and diving surveys of remote Indo-Pacific coral reefs.

ISBN: 9781742030210
Imprint: Black Dog Books
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: September 1, 2008
Dimensions: 280 x 262mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $29.99
New Zealand RRP: $31.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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