Squidtoons: Exploring Ocean Science with Comics
GARFIELD KWAN AND DANA SONG
Age Range: 7 to 12
Lexile Measure: 1000 (What’s this?)
Type: Nonfiction, Comics Collection
Publication Date: June 26, 2018
Dive deep into the latest, most interesting (and weirdest!) science about underwater creatures with Squidtoons!
These beautifully drawn, educational comics combine fun science facts about marine life, kid-friendly wit, and a strong environmental message. From whale vomit to bone-eating worms, narwhals to sea dragons, Squidtoons presents real ocean science in a series of entertaining, easy-to-understand comics. Venture from the seashore to the deep sea, and learn about the ocean’s diverse life forms straight from the experts.
About The Author
Originally from Hong Kong, Garfield Kwan is a PhD candidate at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in San Diego. The founder and director of Squidtoons, Garfield hopes to incorporate his cartoons into his lectures as he pursues a career as a professor. When not glued to his work, Garfield enjoys basketball, diving, and volunteering in his community.
Dana Song graduated from the University of California San Diego in 2016 with a degree in public health. Originally from Phelan, California, Dana spends her time mountain biking and creating digital illustrations for Squidtoons.
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