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A first book of the sea / Nicola Davies ; illustrated by Emily Sutton.

Davies, Nicola, 1958- (author.). Sutton, Emily, (illustrator.).
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Available copies

  • 3 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jay Co PL - Portland J551.46 D256f (Text) 76383000462648 Kids New Shelf, J NF Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville J 551.46 DAV (Text) 37323005416840 NEW-BKS Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library J 551.46 DAVIES (Text) 39206021496896 J Picture Book In process -
South Whitley Comm. PL - South Whitley J 551.46 DAVIES NICOLA (Text) 30402004776698 JUVENILE NONFICTION Available -
Starke Co PL - San Pierre Branch J 551.46 DAV (Text) 30880010067345 NEW JUVENILE In process -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0763698822
  • ISBN: 9780763698829
  • Physical Description: 105 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2018.

Content descriptions

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Down by the shore -- Journeys -- Under the sea -- Wonders.
Summary, etc.:
Ours is a blue planet. The oceans cover more than two-thirds of its surface and constantly calls to us to play, explore, and dream. Our fascination with the sea is as endless as our means of enjoying it -- whether building sand castles, navigating by the stars, or observing strange and beautiful marine creatures. In a volume brimming with information, Nicola Davies and Emily Sutton capture the magic and majesty of the ocean with stunning words and pictures. Poems about manta rays, flying fish, and humpback whales mingle with verses about harbors, storms, and pearl divers. Glimpses of life in the Arctic and Antarctic Oceans flow into spreads about tropical islands, coral reefs, and ancient shipwrecks on the seabed. Teeming with colorful details, this treasure trove of knowledge will be pored over by adults and children alike, and its exploration of the vast mysteries of the sea will captivate readers for years to come.
Subject: JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Water (Oceans, Lakes, etc.)
Ocean > Juvenile literature.
Marine animals > Juvenile literature.
Marine ecology > Juvenile literature.
Poetry > Juvenile literature.
Ocean.
Seas.
Marine animals.
Marine ecology.
Ocean > Juvenile literature.
Marine ecology > Juvenile literature.
Marine animals > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Picture books.

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