The Deep Blue

Charlotte Guillain, illustrated by Lou Baker Smith
AUD $24.99

Swim through tropical oceans and down into the darkest depths of the sea to discover the diverse range of plants and animals that live there. Beautiful, immersive illustrations and lyrical text shines a light on Earth's delicate ecosystems and shows the importance of maintaining these beautiful, natural habitats.

"Shoals of tiny, brightly coloured fish dart through the sun-dappled water. Dazzling royal angelfish nibble the coral."

Swim through tropical seas and dive into the darkest depths of the ocean to discover Earths diverse and delicate ecosystems. From vibrant coral reefs to mysterious deep-sea trenches, this lyrical picture book takes you on an amazing journey. Immerse yourself in different ocean landscapes, learn about the diverse range of species, and understand the importance of maintaining these beautiful, natural habitats. This illustrated, lyrical picture book looks at plants, animals and natural formations in Earths amazing ocean ecosystems, from the smallest creatures to the largest predators, gently covering the topic of global warming. Most of our planet is made up of the ocean, but it is in trouble. With the climate warming, we're losing the sea ice in the Arctic and Southern Oceans. Every living thing on the planet needs the oceans, including us. This book will inspire you to find out what more you can do to help the oceans, so they can remain wonderful havens of life and beauty that we can all enjoy.

The World of Wonder series shines a light on our planets fragile ecosystems, from majestic mountains, to expansive forests and deep oceans, gently covering important topics such as global warming and the impact of humans on the natural world. Also available: World of Wonder: Mountains

Author bio:

Charlotte Guillain lives in Oxfordshire, UK. She writes fiction and non-fiction for children, including the picture book Spaghetti with the Yeti, which was shortlisted for Oscar's First Book Prize 2014 and has featured in CBeebies Bedtime Stories. The Street Beneath My Feet, Charlotte's first title for words & pictures, was shortlisted for the UKLA Book Awards 2018 and named an ALSC Notable Children's Book 2018 in the All Ages category, as well as being selected by the Guardian as one of 15 ‘modern classics'.Lou Baker Smith is an illustrator based in Bath, UK. She has worked on a range of subjects throughout her career, especially food-related pieces for cookbooks, packaging and brochures. Her love of colour, textures and layers is a key theme that runs through her work. She has a keen interest in encouraging creativity in education and has worked for some years as an Artist in Residence on projects within Reception classes. Recently, she helped run a series of four creative workshops at The Barbican, London.

Category: Children’s & educational
ISBN: 9780711250055
Publisher: Quarto UK
Imprint: Words & Pictures
Series: World of Wonder
Pub Date: June 2021
Page Extent: 64
Format: Hard Cover
Age: 8 - 11
Subject: Educational: Geography