Why is the Sea Salty? And Other Questions About Oceans by Benjamin Richmond
  

Synopsis

Why is the Sea Salty? And Other Questions About Oceans by Benjamin Richmond

This book from the popular Good Question! series teaches kids about the life aquatic. It is packed with colourful illustrations and fun facts. It is suitable for children aged 6 and over. What kinds of animals live in the sea? What causes tides and waves? And exactly how deep is the ocean, anyway? From the water cycle and ocean zones to fun facts about how some lost rubber duckies ended up helping ocean scientists, this Good Question! book teaches kids about the life aquatic.

Reviews

The Good Question! series continues to offer interesting facts in an appealing fashion. Working within a set format, the skilled authors organize questions and two- or three-paragraph answers in ways that introduce and cover each subject appropriately. On each spread, clearly captioned illustrations -- maps, drawings, close-up photographs, and realistic images -- face the text. The questions are those a child reader might ask. . . . Why is the Sea Salty? explains the composition and motion of bodies of water, introducing some inhabitants and scientific studies of this final frontier and touching on the problem of rising water levels. Attractively presented, with up-to-date, accurate information, these science titles are a first choice.

About the Author

Ben Richmond is a science journalist making his children's book debut. He writes about dinosaurs, outer space, and the origin of words for Vice magazine's Motherboard website, and has contributed to The Believer. He lives in Brooklyn, NY.

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Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Benjamin Richmond
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Publisher

Publication date

24th July 2014

ISBN

9781454906773


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