Who needs bones to swim the seven seas? Learn all about marine invertebrates, the ocean's amazing boneless animals in this cool Smithsonian reader. Octopuses, clams, sea worms, even coral: they're all marine invertebrates. Having internal skeleton gives them an interesting shape t to mention unusual ways of moving around, getting food, and protecting themselves. Fascinating underwater photography and lively, accessible text draw kids into the watery world of these cool ocean creatures.
Karen Romano Young is a science writer and the author of the Smithsonian doodle books Blast Off! and Oceans.