The Great Barrier Reef (Hardcover)

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Focusing on the Great Barrier Reef the soft, but bright illustrations and fun while being informative text, brings the reef alive. Along with facts about the corals, other animals and life of the reef, the author has added ways we can help take care of the ocean and reefs ourselves by showing how we can, “Take nothing but memories, leave nothing but bubbles.” — Jeanette


A captivating illustrated introduction to The Great Barrier Reef, written by renowned Oceanographer and author, Helen Scales. Illustrated by up and comer Lisk Feng, this is perfect for intrepid young snorkelers or children curious about the world under the sea.

Nearly 400,000 square kilometers of dazzling color, intricate ecosystems and unique creatures large and small: The Great Barrier Reef is one of the great natural wonders of our world.

Vibrant, dynamic illustrations illuminate this enchanting place, its animal inhabitants, and the peoples who have embraced it as a centerpiece of their cultures. Learn all about how the reef came to be, its place in the world, and perhaps most importantly, what we can all do to help ensure that the Great Barrier Reef will be around for countless future generations to discover!

About the Author

Helen Scales is a writer, marine biologist, broadcaster and scuba diver whose work focuses on oceans and their inhabitants. She has a master's degree in Tropical Coastal Management from Newcastle University, and a PhD from Cambridge University. She lives in the United Kingdom

Lisk Feng is an award-winning illustrator from China, who now lives and works in New York. She graduated from the MFA Illustration Practice from Maryland Institute College of Art, and has received awards from the Society of Illustrators and Communication Arts, among others. She is also the illustrator of Everest.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781911171782
ISBN-10: 191117178X
Publisher: Flying Eye Books
Publication Date: January 2nd, 2080
Pages: 88