A Collection of Natural Wonders, Marine Marvels and Undersea Antics from
the Globe. Set your spirit of adventure free with this journey to the world’s great oceans,
the diversity of life that exists in the deep blue sea.
Whether you’re travelling long haul with leatherback turtles across the
snoozing with sea otters or ice bathing
with a walrus, this book celebrates the very prescient topic of the world’s oceans with Lucy
Each section begins with an infographic map of the ocean it explores –
Pacific, Indian, Southern and Arctic –
followed by richly detailed two-page spreads exploring its depths and the denizens within, as well as
reefs and shoreline critters. Discover saltwater crocodiles lurking in the Andaman Islands,
gathering in the
Atlantic, and the awe-inspiring colossal squid that calls the Ross Sea home.
Year 1: Fish Discover the key features of fish and
out what some fish eat. Make a poster and create a paper plate fish. You will find four
enjoyable activities in this topic.
Year 2: Habitats:
Oceans Make and paint salt dough star fish and
discover the different depths of the ocean and where starfish might live. Map
the five oceans and learn about the habitats and locations of each. Plus much more in this 5
Year 2: Habitats:
Polar Investigate blubber using icy water and
learn about the Antarctica food chain through interactive cards. Discover polar habitats and
the region. Plus much more in this 7 activity topic.
Year 3: Wonderful
Water In this topic your child will explore the
of water on earth by learning about the stages of the water cycle. They will explore and
investigate how rivers shape the land as well as learn how to make a water filter. These plus
much more in this 7 activity topic.
Print length: 96 pages
Dimensions: 10.71 in x 14.57 in / 272.00 mm x 370.00 mm
Reading age: 6 - 10 years old
Publication date: October 22nd, 2019
Once a children’s book editor, Emily Hawkins is now a full-time author. Her work has been
featured on the New York Times
bestseller list (Oceanology, 2009) as well as winning the Children’s Travel Book of the Year
Award (Atlas of Animal
Adventures, 2016). Along with her background in children’s non-fiction Emily has a strong
interest in myth, folklore and
storytelling. In 2020 she wrote A Natural History of Fairies, which has been translated into
twelve languages, selling
more than 100,000 copies worldwide. Emily holds a first-class English degree from Nottingham
University, and lives in
Lucy Letherland is an illustrator based in London, UK. She graduated from Manchester School
Art in 2011 with a First
Class BA (Hons) in illustration with animation. Lucy's work is strongly led by humor and
narrative, creating a playful,
graphic quality. Her books include Atlas of Adventures, Atlas of Adventures: Wonders of the
World, Atlas of Animal
Adventures, and Atlas of Dinosaur Adventures.