Introduce young readers to the variety, expanse, mystery, and wonder that abounds in the depths of the oceans with this picture book companion to the BBC series The Blue Planet—featuring a foreword by Sir David Attenborough.
Our oceans are home to the greatest diversity of life on Earth and cover seventy-one percent of the planet, yet we have better maps of Mars than of the ocean floor. With so much to discover, this book introduces creatures beyond imagination. Chase sea otters through kelp forests and glide the open ocean with humpback whales in this fascinating nonfiction picture book.
About the Author
Leisa Stewart-Sharpe is a trained journalist turned children’s book author who writes stunning children’s nonfiction and picture books. Her Australian childhood inspired her love for the natural world and the stories of its strange and wonderful creatures. The Blue Planet is her first nonfiction book, and has been translated into several languages around the world.
Emily Dove is an illustrator and author who lives in Cleveland, Ohio, where the winding rivers and fall foliage never cease to inspire her. As a certified naturalist, she uses illustration as a tool to educate and inspire others about the natural world. She wrote and illustrated Wendell the Narwhal and illustrated Spencer and Vincent, the Jellyfish Brothers by Tony Johnston and Our Blue Planet by Leisa Stewart-Sharpe.
"A refreshing dip thanks to lively imagery in both art and narrative. " — -- Kirkus