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Mister Seahorse

Mister Seahorse

by Eric Carle Illustrated by Eric Carle
When Mrs. Seahorse lays her eggs, she does it on Mr. Seahorse's belly! She knows he will take good care of them. While he swims waiting for the eggs to hatch, he meets some other underwater fathers caring for their babies: Mr. Tilapia, who carries his babies in his mouth; Mr. Kurtus, who keeps his on his head; and Mr. Catfish, who is baby-sitting his young hatchlings. Eric Carle has done it again, with astonishingly beautiful collage illustrations and a story that introduces the very young to the wonders of aquatic life . . . and some very special daddies. A "hide and seek" feature with acetate overlays adds a colorful surprise.
Ages
6, 7, 5
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Grade Level Equivalent
2.5
Lexile Measure
620L
DRA
18
Guided Reading
K
Publisher
Philomel Books
Number of Pages
40
Genre
Animal Stories, General Fiction

About the Author and Illustrator

Eric Carle Beloved children's book illustrator Eric Carle started drawing when he was a little boy and will never stop.
Eric Carle Beloved children's book illustrator Eric Carle started drawing when he was a little boy and will never stop.

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