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Books with author Miranda Macquitty

  • DK Eyewitness Books: Ocean: Discover What Lies Beneath the Watery Surface of Our Planet from its Sunlit Shal

    Miranda Macquitty

    Paperback (DK Children, June 16, 2014)
    Dive in and discover the watery world covering most of our earth and the amazing wildlife in its depths in Eyewitness: Oceans. Through images, maps and informative text learn about life on the shore to the darkest depths of the ocean floor, including predators and prey, gas and oil exploration, products of the ocean, brave explorers and what the human race can do to help preserve one of the earth's most valuable resources.For over 25 years, DK's Eyewitness books have been the most trusted nonfiction series in classrooms, libraries, and homes around the world. The Eyewitness series continues to be relevant in the ever-changing world of education and remain the go-to source for homework help, research projects, reluctant readers, ESL students, and, as always, to satisfy the minds of curious kids.
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  • DK Eyewitness Books: Shark: Dive into the Fascinating World of Sharks from the Tiny Dwarf Dogfish to the Fer

    Miranda Macquitty

    Paperback (DK Children, Aug. 18, 2014)
    How big can a whale shark get? How dangerous is a great white shark? How common are shark attacks and how can you avoid them?Discover everything weird and wonderful about these fascinating fish, from where they live to what is being done to protect them. Look inside a shark’s body to learn how it eats and breathes. Explore why some sharks swim so fast and how tail shapes affect the way that different shark species move.Did you know that the first sharks existed before the dinosaurs? Or that sharks have a sixth sense that helps them to locate prey? This clear and simple guide dives deep to examine these topics alongside stunning photography and detailed illustrations so you’ll learn by seeing.The perfect guide for kids, Eyewitness Shark is ideal for homework projects or just if you want to learn more about these incredible creatures. Supports the Common Core State Standards
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  • Eyewitness: Desert

    Miranda Macquitty

    Hardcover (DK Children, June 1, 2000)
    Full-color photos. Examine the forces that form deserts and discover the amazing variety of life in these seemingly desolate lands, from frogs that hibernate for years to Bedouins who can tell direction just by feeling stones on the ground.
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  • Desert

    Miranda Macquitty

    Hardcover (Knopf Books for Young Readers, May 10, 1994)
    Full-color photos. Examine the forces that form deserts and discover the amazing variety of life in these seemingly desolate lands, from frogs that hibernate for years to Bedouins who can tell direction just by feeling stones on the ground.
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  • Shark

    Miranda Macquitty

    Hardcover (DK Children, June 30, 2008)
    Full-color photos. Beautiful photography provides a close-up look at these terrifying "lords of the deep"--their anatomy and behavior, and the realities and myths behind their sinister reputation. This densely illustrated book is one of the most informative and technically accurate portrayals of sharks and their relatives."--(starred) Science Books & Films.
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  • DK Eyewitness Books: Ocean

    Miranda Macquitty

    Hardcover (DK Children, June 30, 2008)
    Now in Paperback! Dive in and discover the watery world covering most of our earth and the amazing wildlife in its depths in Eyewitness: Oceans. Through images, maps and informative text learn about life on the shore to the darkest depths of the ocean floor, including predators and prey, gas and oil exploration, products of the ocean, brave explorers and what the human race can do to help preserve one of the earth's most valuable resources. For over 25 years, DK's Eyewitness books have been the most trusted nonfiction series in classrooms, libraries, and homes around the world. In summer 2014 this award-winning series will get a fresh new look both inside and out. The introduction of paperback editions, eye-catching jackets, and updated interiors ensure that the Eyewitness series will continue to be relevant in the ever-changing world of education and remain the go-to source for homework help, research projects, reluctant readers, ESL students, and, as always, to satisfy the minds of curious kids. Supports the Common Core State Standards.
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  • Ocean

    Miranda Macquitty

    Hardcover (Knopf Books for Young Readers, Aug. 15, 1995)
    Photographed in full color. Explore the incredible diversity of life in the sea--from the haunting, hour-long songs of humpback whales to the fantastic coral colonies that spawn all their young in a single night.
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  • DK Eyewitness Books: Ocean

    Miranda MacQuitty

    Library Binding (DK Children, June 16, 2014)
    Dive in and discover the watery world covering most of our earth and the amazing wildlife in its depths in Eyewitness: Oceans. Through images, maps and informative text learn about life on the shore to the darkest depths of the ocean floor, including predators and prey, gas and oil exploration, products of the ocean, brave explorers and what the human race can do to help preserve one of the earth's most valuable resources. For over 25 years, DK's Eyewitness books have been the most trusted nonfiction series in classrooms, libraries, and homes around the world. In summer 2014 this award-winning series will get a fresh new look both inside and out. The introduction of paperback editions, eye-catching jackets, and updated interiors ensure that the Eyewitness series will continue to be relevant in the ever-changing world of education and remain the go-to source for homework help, research projects, reluctant readers, ESL students, and, as always, to satisfy the minds of curious kids. Supports the Common Core State Standards.
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  • DK Eyewitness Books: Shark

    Miranda MacQuitty

    Library Binding (DK Children, Aug. 18, 2014)
    This updated edition of Eyewitness: Shark is an in-depth look at some of the most fascinating and mysterious creatures in the ocean — from the gracious sting ray to the voracious great white. Vivid photographs of various shark breeds including hammerheads, angel sharks, horn sharks, and more combine with informative text highlighting shark artifacts, stories of shark attacks, how a shark detects its prey and more, offering a close-up look at one of the most awesome animals on the planet, their behavior and secret underwater lives. The introduction of paperback editions, eye-catching jackets, and updated interiors ensure that the Eyewitness series will continue to be relevant in the ever-changing world of education and remain the go-to source for homework help, research projects, reluctant readers, ESL students, and, as always, to satisfy the minds of curious kids. Supports the Common Core State Standards
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  • Ocean

    Miranda Macquitty

    Paperback (DK Children, July 25, 2019)
    From the craft that investigated the wreck of the Titanic to how octopuses make use of jet propulsion: Eyewitness Ocean lets your child learn all about the secret watery world that covers most of our planet and the incredible creatures that live within it! Eyewitness Ocean also includes a giant fold-out wall chart full of facts, perfect for bedrooms or classrooms. Packed with all the essential information from the previous edition Eyewitness Ocean is now more interactive and colourful than ever with new infographics, statistics, facts and timelines making the book more engaging and educational for your child.Previous edition: 9781409343752
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  • Shark

    Miranda Macquitty

    Hardcover (Knopf Books for Young Readers, Sept. 8, 1992)
    Full-color photos. Beautiful photography provides a close-up look at these terrifying "lords of the deep"--their anatomy and behavior, and the realities and myths behind their sinister reputation. This densely illustrated book is one of the most informative and technically accurate portrayals of sharks and their relatives."--(starred) Science Books & Films.
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  • Amazing Bugs

    Miranda MacQuitty

    Hardcover (DK CHILDREN, Sept. 1, 1996)
    Featuring specially commissioned 3-D models photographed layer by layer from the inside to reveal the inner workings, this book shows the anatomy of insects and other creatures, ranging from a worker bee to a praying mantis.
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