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Books with title Octopus

  • Octopus

    Louise Spilsbury

    Paperback (Heinemann, Sept. 1, 2010)
    The fascinating behavior of the octopus is explored in this day in the life title that explores how this tetacled creature swims, defends itself, hunts, and sleeps.
  • Octopus Stew

    Eric Velasquez

    Hardcover (Holiday House, Sept. 17, 2019)
    What do you do when an octopus captures Grandma? Put on your superhero cape and rescue her! This clever picture book tells two stories in one, from award-winning Afro-Latino artist Eric Velasquez.The octopus Grandma is cooking has grown to titanic proportions. "¡Tenga cuidado!" Ramsey shouts. "Be careful!" But it's too late. The octopus traps Grandma!Ramsey uses both art and intellect to free his beloved abuela.Then the story takes a surprising twist. And it can be read two ways. Open the fold-out pages to find Ramsey telling a story to his family. Keep the pages folded, and Ramsey's octopus adventure is real.This beautifully illustrated picture book, drawn from the author's childhood memories, celebrates creativity, heroism, family, grandmothers, grandsons, Puerto Rican food, Latinx culture and more.With an author's note and the Velasquez family recipe for Octopus Stew!A Bank Street Best Book of the Year
  • Octopuses

    Elizabeth Thomas

    language (Cherry Lake Publishing, Jan. 12, 2014)
    This book takes readers on a journey under the sea to discover the fascinating facts about octopus, including physical features, habitat, life cycle, food, and more. Photos, captions, and keywords supplement the narrative of this informational text, while additional search tools--including a glossary and an index--help students locate and review important information.
  • The Octopus

    Cynthia Rylant, Preston McDaniels

    Paperback (Beach Lane Books, March 15, 2016)
    Newbery Medalist Cynthia Rylant brings the peaceful sounds, sights, and characters of the coast vividly to life in the fifth book of the Lighthouse Family series, in which the family explores the shore with an octopus friend.Every once in a while, a full moon shines over the lighthouse and causes the tide to recede. For Cloe the octopus, this turns out to be a wonderful opportunity to explore the world that exists outside of his ocean home. As he embarks on his expedition, he encounters the lighthouse family by the beach and they explore the treasures of the uncovered ocean floor together.
  • Octopuses

    Darla Duhaime

    language (Rourke Educational Media, Jan. 25, 2019)
    Octopuses are amazing creatures They can change color. They trick their predators. And they are smart! Dive in to learn more about octopuses.
  • Octopus

    Cindy Bracken

    language (, Feb. 22, 2012)
    Young readers will learn interesting facts about the octopus, including where it lives, how and what it eats, how it moves, how it protects itself, and more! Clear and colorful photographs will keep the reader's attention.Level 2 readers feature more complex sentences and more text per page compared to level 1 readers.A note to readers:Some people disagree on what to call the plural of "octopus." Some say "octopuses," and some say "octopi." According to Merriam-Webster, both are correct. In this book, I chose to use "octopuses." Thanks for taking the time to view my book!
  • Octopus Soup

    Mercer Mayer

    language (Two Lions, May 15, 2012)
    Early one morning an octopus leaves the safety of his parents’ home and sets out on the adventure of his life. He climbs into a boat, hides in a tackle box, gets thrown to shore, scuttles to a restaurant, plunges into a water pitcher, escapes from a greedy chef, hides among some melons, gets chased back to the ocean, narrowly avoids being made into Octopus Soup, and finally swims home to his mom’s loving tentacles. With graphic, digital artwork, Mercer Mayer takes you on a wordless journey you’ll never forget!
  • Octopus Hug

    Laurence Pringle, Kate Salley Palmer

    Paperback (Boyds Mills Press, Feb. 1, 1996)
    When Mom goes out for the evening, Becky and Jesse start to bicker. But then Dad gives them an octopus hug, and the house is soon rocking with laughter. An octopus hug is just one of the silly games in Larry Pringle's story that celebrates the special delight children feel when they engage in horseplay with their dads. Kate Salley Palmer's energetic text illustrations, practically reach out and draw the reader into the fun. Here's a book the whole family can enjoy.
  • Roof Octopus

    Lucy Branam, Rogério Coelho

    eBook (Sleeping Bear Press, April 1, 2018)
    When Nora hears a soft "tap, tap, tap" at her bedroom window she never expects it to be the tentacle of a very large octopus, but that's exactly what it is--an octopus on her apartment building. The octopus turns out to be a very neighborly sort of octopus, helping the residents to wash their cars or weed the window boxes, and Nora makes fast friends with him. But one morning, the octopus is nowhere in sight. Has he moved on already? And just when Nora wanted to bring him for Show and Tell!
  • Octopus

    Evelyn S Shaw, Ralph Carpentier

    Hardcover (Harper & Row, )
  • Oh! Octopus!

    Rhonda M. Ryan

    Paperback (Independently published, May 18, 2020)
    Oh! Octopus! is an alphabet book written by artist and homeschool mom, Rhonda M. Ryan. It is meant to be read over and over, and over, and over again.
  • Octopus

    Camilla de la Bedoyere

    Library Binding (QEB Publishing _ Quarto Library, Jan. 1, 2017)
    Stunning up-close photography and bite-size bubble facts will bring you closer than ever to the octopus and other creatures of the ocean.