Cephalopods like octopuses and squids are fast-moving, intelligent creatures. Their fascinating abilities, such as shape- and color-changing and releasing ink, are both explained by the author and captured in spectacular photos.<br />Product Information: Experience an underwater adventure! From sea dragons and octopuses to coral reefs and kelp forests, Undersea Encounters takes young readers to the ocean depths like never before. Featuring stunning close-up pictures by award-winning National Geographic photographer David Hall, each book has an eye-catching design for maximum kid appeal. Also included are quick facts and sidebars, table of contents, glossary, index, and books and websites for further reading. More than any other series, Undersea Encounters paints a complete and fascinating picture of the marine environment.