Octopus!: The Most Mysterious Creature in the Sea (Paperback)

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About the Author


Katherine Harmon Courage is an award-winning journalist, currently a contributing editor for Scientific American. This is her first book. She lives in Boulder, Colorado.

Praise for Octopus!: The Most Mysterious Creature in the Sea…


 
“A pleasant, chatty book on a fascinating subject.” —Kirkus



“[A] well-written, accessible book”. -Library Journal




“Katherine Harmon Courage’s reportage on what the mollusk is teaching us about robotics, invertebrate intelligence and camouflage is excellent” – Nature Journal



“In journalist Katherine Harmon Courage’s intimate, expansive portrait of these mysterious creatures, she reveals their role in everything from military research to tasty cuisine.” – Psychology Today




"Octopus! is crammed with funny, weird, memorable stories about human interactions with cephalopods that start out strange and only get stranger." – NBCNews.com




"I love Octopus! What creature is more beguiling, expressive and enigmatic? Katherine Harmon Courage's breezy, accessible book introduces us to a top predator, a shape-shifter, a sea mystery that no one can resist." --SY MONTGOMERY, author of Journey of the Pink Dolphins: An Amazon Quest

Product Details ISBN-10: 1617230146
ISBN-13: 9781617230141
Published: Current, 11/25/2014
Pages: 256
Language: English
Recommended Reading Level Minimum Age: 18
Maximum Age: UP
Minimum Grade Level: College Freshman
Maximum Grade Level: Up