Oceans and Seas by Steven Savage
  

Oceans and Seas

Written by Steven Savage
Illustrated by Peter (Univ. of York, UK) Bull
Part of the Explorers (Kingfisher) Series

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Synopsis

Oceans and Seas by Steven Savage

Explorers are designed to stimulate readers in the early elementary grades (ages 7-10), who are beginning to exercise wider reading, research and cross-referencing skills. They can be read from page to page, or - as a fun extra element - the reader can follow special 'page links' to access information on related topics. Six fabulous artwork scenes are each followed up with photographic information spreads, which provide extra detail and background. In Oceans and Seas, readers travel from the seashore to the deepest chasm, and from the warm waters of the tropics to the frigid Arctic. Along the way, they examine coral reefs, shipwrecks, sharks, whales, seals, and much more. The book's innovative structure allows young readers to chart their own course for scientific exploration.

Reviews

NSTA RecommendsThere are many books about the ocean for young children, but this one offers a twist. It can be read like an internet scavenger hunt in book form. That makes it more interactive, and the format has the potential to attract reluctant readers. . . . This book gives young students an introduction to the marine environment, and including the theme of conservation gives it added value. Library Media ConnectionExplorers is a unique references series. Along with many facts, illustrations, and information-filled pages, the reader will find more information in the borders and sidebars. . . . students will want to read it over and over.

About the Author

Stephen Savage is a biologist, natural history author and Education Coordinator for the River Ocean Foundation. He also assists the Sea Watch Foundation's marine mammal rescue programme. Stephen has written more than 40 natural history books for children. Peter Bull has worked as a freelance illustrator for more than twenty-five years. He creates both traditional and digital art for publishers worldwide and also runs the Peter Bull Art Studio, based in the United Kingdom

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Book Info

Format

Paperback / softback
32 pages

Author

Steven Savage
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Publisher

Kingfisher Books Ltd an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Publication date

16th August 2012

ISBN

9780753468661


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