A First Book of the Sea
A First Book of the Sea
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A First Book of the Sea

Written by Nicola Davies & illustrated by Emily Sutton
Published by Candlewick Press
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In a remarkable collaboration, Nicola Davies and Emily Sutton celebrate the sea in all its changing moods – and the place it holds in our hearts and minds. Ours is a blue planet. The oceans cover more than two-thirds of its surface and constantly calls to us to play, explore, and dream. Our fascination with the sea is as endless as our means of enjoying it – whether building sand castles, navigating by the stars, or observing strange and beautiful marine creatures. In a volume brimming with information, Nicola Davies and Emily Sutton capture the magic and majesty of the ocean with stunning words and pictures. Poems about manta rays, flying fish, and humpback whales mingle with verses about harbors, storms, and pearl divers. Glimpses of life in the Arctic and Antarctic Oceans flow into spreads about tropical islands, coral reefs, and ancient shipwrecks on the seabed. Teeming with colorful details, this treasure trove of knowledge will be pored over by adults and children alike, and its exploration of the vast mysteries of the sea will captivate readers for years to come.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9780763698829
    Publication Date
    September 25, 2018
    Reading Age
    3 - 7 years
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    0763698822

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