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The Ocean: Exploring our blue planet (Hardcover)

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Oceans cover more than 70% of the world--and so much science is lurking underneath that water's surface. This survey-style book explores an incredible collection of narratives, featuring fascinating facts and stories about the world's deepest seas and oceans. This is an eye-catching, comprehensive look at the creatures and plants that populate these waters and the people who have explored it, as well as a critical look at what is at stake now in protecting it. Featuring an eclectic mix of layout styles with incredible artwork throughout, this is a book that will amaze children and families alike with fantastic facts on the astounding seas and oceans that cover our planet.

About the Author

Miranda Krestovnikoff has always loved to be outdoors. Her passion for wildlife started early on by observing animals in the wild and keeping a veritable menagerie at home in the laundry room! Miranda studied Zoology at Bristol University and even before graduating, secured work at the BBC Natural History Unit. Miranda later became a presenter and this enabled her to travel and present conservation stories from around the globe. Today, Miranda is involved in several charities including the RSPB, National Trust and WDC and has been acclaimed as 'the new David Attenborough' (The Sunday Times) and 'the highest-profile Wreck diver in Britain'.

Jill Calder has been working as an illustrator since 1993. She is also a calligrapher, digital artist and lecturer with a love of drawing, ideas, colour, ink, typography, book-binding, and sketchbooks. Jill relishes blending traditional and digital image-making methods as seamlessly as possible to create her award-winning illustrations and lettering. This is her first picture book published in the United States.

Praise For…

“Clearly organized and attractively illustrated, this should inspire some young readers to dive deeply.” —Kirkus Reviews

“An attractive offering that will enhance STEM collections and support lessons on a variety of subjects, ranging from ecosystems to sea life to man's impact on the environment.” —Booklist

"Vibrant and expansive illustrations . . . A beautiful and fact-filled look at our oceans." - School Library Journal online

Product Details
ISBN: 9781547603350
ISBN-10: 1547603356
Publisher: Bloomsbury Children's Books
Publication Date: February 11th, 2020
Pages: 64