An Anthology of Aquatic Life (DK Children's Anthologies) (Hardcover)
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Dive into the wondrous world of water and discover the stories of more than 100 incredible aquatic lifeforms.
The underwater world is so much bigger than young minds can fathom and there is always more to learn. An Anthology of Aquatic Life is a stunning ocean encyclopedia for young readers to explore, with reference pages packed with fascinating information, little learners will be captivated as they discover the facts, stories and myths behind their favourite sea-life animals.
From the deepest, widest ocean to the tiniest puddle, this beautiful compendium takes young readers on an enthralling journey through the aquatic world, meeting amazing animals, ingenious plants, and much more along the way. Stunning photography and gorgeous illustrations complement storybook descriptions about each lifeform, and children can uncover hundreds of fascinating facts as they read. Did you know that elephant seals can hold their breath underwater for more than an hour, or that the brown basilisk reptile can run across water? Discover the science of how plants have learnt to live, feed, and breathe in water, and take a look at the unique challenges of distinct ecosystems on feature spreads about rivers, lakes, wetlands, and more.
Celebrate your child’s curiosity as they:
- Explore detailed photographs and striking illustrations of nature in action
- Reveal fun facts and myths about how a range of animals and plants adapt to their environments
- Uncover more than 100 aquatic lifeforms, each with stunning images and captivating information.
This ocean encyclopedia for children is the perfect blend of storybook style text with out of this world illustrations which makes it a fantastic sea life book for children who are obsessed with the underwater world. Encourage young readers to go on a journey to explore a world of information, making this the ideal first reference book for kids aged 7-9 to enjoy for hours on end, whether reading with the family or reading alone, this fun fact book also doubles up as the perfect gift for curious kids who love to learn.
Explore the diversity of the animal kingdom whilst uncovering:
-Stunning Jacket Detail: gold foil, holographic foil & metallic gold edges
-Stunning photography & illustrations inside
-A beautiful book for the whole family to treasure
-A quality gift to be passed down through the generations
More in the Series
Anthology of Aquatic Animals is part of the beautiful and informative Anthology series. Complete the series and nurture your child's curiosity as they explore the natural world with The Wonders of Nature or let them walk with the dinosaurs who ruled the earth before them in Dinosaurs and other Prehistoric Life.
About the Author
Sam Hume is a wildlife filmmaker, whose work has featured on the BBC (Springwatch, Big Blue Live), Apple TV+ (Tiny World) and ITV (A Year On Planet Earth (in production). He studied Zoology at St. Andrews University, where he was the senior aquarist of the local aquarium—training harbor seals and managing captive breeding of thornback rays. Today, Sam lives in Somerset with his wife and a large menagerie of strange animals (including two daughters). This is his first book for children.