From the surface to the deepest depths — meet the amazing, bizarre and sometimes creepy creatures that live in our oceans.
About The Author
Dr Mark Norman is a marine biologist and a world expert on octopuses, squids and cuttlefishes (the 'cephalopods'). He is Senior Curator of Molluscs at Museum Victoria where he undertakes marine biology research. He is also a trained teacher, an educational display designer and an experienced underwater cinematographer.
He has published extensively and his publications include 'A guide to squid, cuttlefish and octopuses of Australasia' and 'Cephalopods: a world guide'.
His research and projects with documentary makers including BBC, National Geographic and Discovery Channel has covered giant squid, poisonous blue-ringed octopuses, huge aggregations of southern giant cuttlefish and diving surveys of remote Indo-Pacific coral reefs.
Roger Kirkwood spent a year living with the Emperor penguins on the Mawson Coast of Antarctica.
Stunning photographs combine with fascinating facts to make this definitive account. The DVD is a great accompaniment to the book and allows children to get a sense of the challenges the penguins, and the scientists who study them, face.