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Giant Squid: Searching for a Sea Monster (Smithsonian)

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Price
$8.94
Number of Items
1
Manufacturer
Capstone Press
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Is Amazon Fulfilled
Amazon Fulfilled
Weight
0.400 Pounds
Length
10.99999998878 Inches
Height
8.49999999133 Inches
Width
0.12598425184 Inches
Author
Cerullo, Mary M.
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  • Giant Squid Searching for a Sea Monster
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This sea monster is real. It lurks in the freezing black depths of underwater canyons. Nearly 50 feet long, it hunts with its long arms and tentacles. Its powerful suckers leave giant round scars on those that live through a battle with it. But this enormous beast, with its huge, strange eyes, remains hidden from humans. We rarely see it and know little of its ways. What is this monster?  The giant squid.  This famed member of the cephalopod group has a history of frightening fishermen, starring in fictional adventure tales, and keeping scientists guessing. What is the story of this mythic cre...
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My 5 year old son who is fascinated with squids, especially giant ones, loves this book.
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He LOVES this book for the variety of imagery and the history/facts in it.
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This book is awesome.
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Squid obsessed 6 year old grandson in Dublin absolutely loved this book.
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My 4 year old loves it!
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Category: Children's Zoology Books
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The usual price range for a children zoology book book is between $1.47 to $44.90.

If you want to know about children's zoology books books in general, please go to our Children's Zoology Books Books: Things to Know Before Buying in 2020 page to learn more!

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Jane's Review: Should I buy this product?

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Yes! I recommend this children' zoology book based on manufacturer ratings. Let's go over the reasons why buying this children' zoology book now is a good idea, and also things to consider before you decide on this item.

1. Manufacturer has very positive reviews on all their products!

The maker of a product is another factor you want to definitely consider before you buy anything. What if there is a piece missing or there is some defect in the product? With anything you buy online, there is a small chance of this happening. But don't worry too much, because Amazon has an amazing 30-day refund policy (Amazon❤️). Still, you want to make sure that the manufacturer or the seller has been helpful in resolving this kind of problem and/or has been helpful to its customers about general product inquiries. As you see in my manufacturer report below, Capstone Press () has very positive reviews for their products. It's generally a good sign if the manufacturer has good reviews overall. If your purchase decision heavily involves how well they make their products and treat their customers, this is likely a safe bet.

2. This children' zoology book has positive reviews on the internet

Some people have a great experience with a product, while some are unlucky and get a defected item and have to go through the whole process of returning them. Since people have different experiences about a product due to various reasons, don't read too much into one good or bad review. Reading multiple reviews with different ratings can help you picture how good/bad the product generally is.

This children' zoology book has positivereviews on the internet, and based on current trends, it's likely that people will like this children' zoology book more a week later. I summarized what fans and haters say about this product above in the good/ok/bad table, so don't forget to read those since they paint the whole picture! And of course, if you want to read more detailed reviews, many of them are on Amazon!See More Reviews on AmazonSee More Reviews on Amazon

3. Take a look at its price history

image/svg+xml Highest Price Lowest Price $8.30 $4.37

Price is one of the most important factors in making a purchase decision. I analyzed the price of this product in four parts: its recent price change, when it was most expensive/cheapest, its price volatility, and a price prediction I made, just in case you want to wait.

First off, let's talk about its recent price change. The price of this product has not changed from May 6, 2020 to May 20, 2020, which means that it has steady and healthy supply!

Next, we need to look at its highest price and lowest price. Historically, the highest price point for this children' zoology book was $8.30, and the lowest price point was $4.37. The current price is nearly the highest it has ever been. If the best price is what you're after, now isn't exactly a good time to buy this children' zoology book.

What about its availability and price volatility? This is another aspect we have to dig into before buying something. I haven't seen this product being unavailable since I started reviewing this product. So as far as the availability goes, this product is solid. If you plan to make a repeat purchase of this kind of item, this is your product! In addition, the price tends to stay more or less the same. Not a lot of price movement is expected, but the price could still move in either direction by a smidge.

Considering all this, will the price go up or down in a week? Based on past price points, I expect the price to be $7.65 a week from now. It might be best to wait for a future price drop, but if this product checks all the boxes for you, don't wait to optimize for small gain.

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4. Make sure Capstone Press is a brand you can trust

Capstone Press doesn't attract too many people on Amazon among other children' zoology book brands. I couldn't find any YouTube videos, Reddit posts, or news articles that directly mention this product, but this can be just me not looking hard enough. Will update this when I have more info!

One thing to be careful about here is that I'm not verifying if this product's maker is a household name or not. This section is more focused on whether this is proven enough by its consumers, whether people actually love this product.

5. There are other options, but don't look further if you're looking for a product with best reviews

image/svg+xml Capstone Press Other similar brands: Random House Books for Young Readers Penguin Young Readers

I found 2 brands that have similar products like this one: Random House Books for Young Readers and Penguin Young Readers. 'If you're looking for a cheaper alternative, you might want to look at a similar product from Penguin Young Readers. If you're looking for a children' zoology book with best reviews, you're looking at that product! Within its category, it has received the highest customer satisfaction score. If your primary concern is whether the product is popular and well known, a similar product from Random House Books for Young Readers I linked below is a better option. I linked all the similar products in the similar products section so please check them out! Or you can check other similar products on Amazon, too.

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That's it! I hope you learned enough about this product to make a purchase decision now. You can always ask me about anything via the bird button on the bottom right corner. Thanks for reading — I'm going to add more analyses on this review, so stay tuned!

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