Voyage into the Deep An Undersea Journey Around the Planet by Sally Morgan
  

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Voyage into the Deep An Undersea Journey Around the Planet by Sally Morgan

Join us on an amazing underwater safari from warm equatorial waters to the ice-bound polar seas; from the sandy beaches and rocky shores where the sea meets the land to the unexplored depths of the ocean floor. Along the way you will meet an astonishing array of creatures, from Leafy Seadragons and Longsnout Sea Horses to Dusky Dolphins and Wobbegongs. As we descend further beneath the waves, you will encounter some of the ocean's most fearsome predators: the Blackfin barracuda, the Great White Shark and the Portuguese Man o' War as well as the Blue Whale - the biggest animal ever to have lived on Earth. Finally, at the very bottom of the ocean floor, some 11,000 metres beneath the surface, you will explore an alien world of nightmarish fangs and fluorescence and discover the jaw-dropping variety of lifeforms that inhabit this extreme environment. Voyage Into the Deep allows you to see these astonishing animals in dramatic detail. Data streams, digital readouts and unique graphic interfaces provide the very latest information about the natural history of each animal as well as the deadly hazards that that lurk in the depths and how to avoid them. Specifically designed and written for children aged 8+ years; printed in dramatic over-sized format and packed with more than 80 spectacular images, Voyage Into the Deep is quite simply the biggest, best and most exciting undersea book ever published.

About the Author

Sally Morgan read Natural Sciences at Cambridge University, which was followed by several years of research into the restoration of derelict land. She is now a freelance writer and photographer. She has written more than 200 books on natural history and science topics, and has travelled extensively in search of the unusual and the exotic to capture on camera.

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Format

Hardback
144 pages

Author

Sally Morgan
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Author's Website

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Publisher

Quercus Publishing
www.quercusbooks.co.uk

Publication date

5th November 2009

ISBN

9781849160780


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