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Water World

Written by Ben Rothery

Illustrated by Ben Rothery

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Water World Synopsis

'This is a thing of rare beauty' - David Walliams on Hidden Planet (shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2020) Water World is the stunning new book from Ben Rothery, author of Hidden Planet and Sensational Butterflies. Life on Earth is shaped by water, and only survives here because of it, but our ocean ecosystems are at the epicentre of global warming. Framed by the need to protect our oceans, Water World is natural-history illustrator Ben Rothery's rich exploration of the creatures from the coastal and offshore waters of the world - from penguins, seagulls, polar bears and seahorses, to plankton, sharks and deep-sea beings. Discover the longest migration and the loudest animal on Earth, and learn how our own actions affect the ocean, its inhabitants and our whole planet. Fun to read together or independently, this large-format, beautifully illustrated book is perfect for nature-lovers of all ages. Also available: Hidden Planet and Sensational Butterflies.

Water World Press Reviews

This book is a thing of rare beauty -- David Walliams (on Hidden Planet)

Book Information

ISBN: 9780241435533
Publication date: 4th February 2021
Author: Ben Rothery
Illustrator: Ben Rothery
Publisher: Ladybird an imprint of Penguin Random House Children's UK
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 80 pages

About Ben Rothery

Ben Rothery is a detail-obsessed illustrator from Norwich, via Cape Town. He combines multiple processes to create intricate and delicate illustrations and repeating patterns, full of fine detail and vibrant colour. Much of Ben's work is inspired or informed by his love of nature - he grew up wanting variously to be a shark, dinosaur or David Attenborough crossed with Indiana Jones, but settled upon illustration as a compromise that allowed him to bring those fantasies to life on paper. Ben works from a small but perfectly formed studio in London, which he shares with an unnecessarily large collection of ...

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