A quirky, fun book exploring the secret underwater life of starfish, in the style of The Secret Life of Squirrels.
What do starfish get up to in their spare time? Perhaps they meet each other for underwater picnics, or set up telescopes to view their star cousins in the sky. Maybe they make sand-angels, or arm wrestle each other? Using live critters in homemade sets, amateur photographer Denise Adams dreams up whimsical and often humorous scenes depicting the “secret” life of common starfish, and pairs them with quirky, fun text.
Mindful not to harm the sea stars, Denise meticulously sets up each display in advance, takes her photograph, and returns the starfish to their homes—all within five minutes. The result is a creative meditation on the hidden habits of the wild creatures living all around us. Featuring dozens of original scenes, this lively gift book in the style of Nancy Rose’s The Secret Life of Squirrels will leave readers smiling and dreaming up their own starfish scenarios.