Ocean's World: An Island Tale of Discovery and Adventure
Join Ocean and Kingston as they explore the ocean, discover wildlife, and learn fascinating marine facts in Ocean's World, an action and adventure story for kids!
Ocean and his little brother, Kingston, explore the beautiful island of Maui in search of a sunrise shell for their mom's birthday gift. But with a rumbling volcano and so much to unearth, will the boys ever find the special shell?
Celebrity couple Carlos and Alexa PenaVega, known for their starring roles in Big Time Rush and Spy Kids, respectively, debut their first picture book, inspired by their firstborn son, Ocean, and their home in Hawaii.
As Ocean and Kingston's adventure unfolds, you'll encounter so many fun and educational surprises along the way! During their journey you'll learn
- how high a dolphin can jump;
- how long it takes for a sea-turtle egg to hatch;
- different types of shells including the cone, cowrie, puka, and Triton's trumpet; and
- types of animals in the ocean.
Whether they're surfing the waves, scouring the beach, or snorkeling in the tide pools, Ocean and Kingston are determined to learn everything the island can teach them.
With lively illustrations and sea-sational facts, Ocean's World
- is ideal for kids 4 to 8, especially fans of Octonauts or Magic School Bus;
- is a perfect gift for baby showers, Christmas, or birthdays, as well as a just-because gift for curious kids; and
- fits on a child's lap or in a gift basket.
Kids will so love exploring the island and ocean--and all the wonders they have to offer--that they won't want their island adventure to end!
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About the Author
Carlos "Pena" PenaVega starred as Carlos Garcia on the Nickelodeon series Big Time Rush and then traveled with the show's band, Big Time Rush. He is the voice of Bobby Santiago on the Nickelodeon cartoons, The Loud House and The Casagrandes, was the host of the network's game show, Webheads, and has had guest-starring roles on several prime television shows. He and Alexa appeared on the twenty-first season of Dancing with the Stars in fall 2015. In January 2014, Carlos and Alexa married in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, combining their last names to form PenaVega. The couple shares a YouTube channel, LexLovesLos, and are the parents of two sons, Kingston and Ocean, and one baby girl, Rio.
Alexa "Vega" PenaVega is best known for her role as Carmen Cortez in the hit film series, Spy Kids, and then reappeared as a grown-up Carmen in the fourth film, Spy Kids: All the Time in the World. She has performed on Broadway in Hairspray; played Ruby Gallagher on the ABC Family television sitcom Ruby & the Rockits; and has held roles in several other films. Most recently, she starred in a series of Hallmark made for television films.When she and Carlos Pena married in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, the couple combined their last names to form PenaVega and are now the proud parents of two sons, Kingston and Ocean, and one baby girl, Rio.
Kiersten Eagan is an illustrator and visual-development artist with a passion for storytelling. After graduating from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, Kiersten started working in the world of animation, where she has designed for a variety of television and film projects, such as My Little Pony, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, and The Addams Family. You'll find Kiersten working on a new project, getting lost in a graphic novel, or exploring with her sketchbook in hand. Originally from the forests of Canada, she currently lives in London, England, where she loves exploring alleyways and looking for secret passageways to Narnia and Wonderland.