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The Big Book of the Blue

Written by Yuval Zommer

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The Big Book of the Blue Synopsis

Nominated for the 2019 Kate Greenaway Medal Why do octopuses have eight arms? Why do crabs run sideways? Are jellyfish made of jelly? Yuval Zommer's beautiful new book provides the answers to these and many more fishy questions. His wonderfully quirky illustrations show off all kinds of slippery, shimmery and surprising sea creatures, including sea turtles, whales, sharks, rays and seahorses. Chatty, funny and full of amazing facts, it will be devoured by children eager to find out about the most exciting creatures from the deep blue.

The Big Book of the Blue Press Reviews

'Lavishly produced with the most interesting and thoughtful information, a total triumph' - Book Lover Jo

'A wonderful celebration of ocean life and a timely reminder of our responsibility to protect it' - Get Kids into Books

'An absolute must for any inquisitive young minds' bookshelves' - Families London

'A sparkling underwater introduction' - Metro

'Jam-packed with stunning illustrations and tons of facts' - Research-Rich Pedagogies

'A dive into an underwater world ... packed full of bright illustrations and fun facts about the ocean's amazing creatures' - World of Animals magazine

'Fun and beautifully done' - The Book Trust

'Brilliantly bright pictures and fun find-the-sardine hunt on every page to add to the fun' - Angels & Urchins

'Filled with fun, fishy questions and facts about all manner of slippery, shimmery sea creatures. It will be returned to again and again by kids of all ages' - Pregnancy & Parenting Magazine

'This divine celebration of aquatic creatures will feed hungry minds' - Smallish Magazine

'A truly gorgeous book and a fantastic addition to your natural history selection' - Read It Daddy

'A brilliant introduction to the wonderful world of water!' - North Somerset Teachers Book Award Blog

'Packed full of amazing facts and quirky illustrations, it will be devoured by children eager to dive deep into the mysterious depths of our seas and oceans' - Ni4Kids Magazine

'Zommer excels at creating distinctive illustrations' - Minerva Reads

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ISBN: 9780500651193
Publication date: 01/05/2018
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780500651193
Publication date: 1st May 2018
Author: Yuval Zommer
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 64 pages
Suitable for: 5+ readers

About Yuval Zommer

Yuval Zommer studied at the Royal College of Art, London, and has worked as a creative director at many top advertising agencies. He wrote and illustrated the children's picture book The Big Blue Thing on the Hill, which was nominated for a Teach Primary New Children's Fiction Award, The Big Book of Bugs and The Big Book of Beasts.

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