Ocean Animal Adaptations

By Julie Murphy (Capstone Press, 2011)

Discover the amazing ways animals adapt to their marine homes; from the deep dark depths to busy coral reefs. With stunning photographs and fact-filled, easy-to-read text, Ocean Animal Adaptations is a perfect nonfiction book for pre-readers and early readers alike.


“I am a first grade teacher and I used this book for PLTW (Project Lead the Way) Animal Adaptation unit for first grade and it was just perfect. It is aligned with common core standards.” Ritu Kapoor
Recommended reading in the New York State Core ELA Curriculum

I trained as a zoologist and zookeeper, and have been a children’s book author and presenter for over twenty years. Why do I write? Because it’s fun! What do I write about? Mostly my main interests – animals and the environment.