Coral Reefs (New and Updated)

coral reefs

What is life like in a coral reef? What do corals eat? Why are corals more colorful at nighttime? Learn about some of the most beautiful locations in the natural world

Marine biologists believe coral reefs existed 400 million years ago, when dinosaurs roamed the earth. Today this active environment is home to about 20,000 kinds of brilliantly colored corals, plants, and animals-more sea creatures than are found anywhere else in the world. The Great Barrier Reef in Australia is so large that astronauts can see it from outer space! But what is life like in a coral reef? What do corals eat? Why are corals more colorful at nighttime? Children will enjoy Gibbon's informative text and clear, detailed illustrations on this journey into the unique lives of coral reefs.--from the publisher

32 pages                      978-0823443703                             Ages 4-8

Keywords:  coral reef, marine life, Science Curriculum, science, sea creatures, informational picture books, 4 year old, 5 year old, 6 year old, 7 year old, part of a series, ecology, ecosystem, environment

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