Ocean Anatomy: The Curious Parts & Pieces of the World Under the Sea
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Ocean Anatomy: The Curious Parts & Pieces of the World Under the Sea

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Julia Rothman, acclaimed illustrator and creator of the best-selling Anatomy series, explores the world beneath the waves in Ocean Anatomy, with illustrations and examinations of everything from tides and currents to fish, sharks, seaweeds, coral reefs, seals, and more. Julia Rothman's best-selling illustrated Anatomy series takes a deep dive into the wonders of the sea with Ocean Anatomy. Follow Rothman's inquisitive mind and engaging artwork along shorelines, across the open ocean, and below the waves to explore the hows and whys of the watery universe, from how the world's oceans formed to why the sea is salty. Oceanic phenomena such as rogue waves, anatomical profiles of sea creatures from crustacean to cetacean, surveys of seafaring vessels and lighthouses, and the impact of plastic and warming water temperatures are just part of this compendium of curiosities that will entertain and educate readers of all ages. Also available in this series: Nature Anatomy, Farm Anatomy, Food Anatomy, and Nature Anatomy Notebook. AUTHOR: Julia Rothman is an illustrator, pattern designer, and author. In addition to working for clients such as the New York Times, the Washington Post, and MTA Arts & Design, she has her own lines of wallpaper, stationery, fabric, and dishware. Rothman has authored, coauthored, and illustrated twelve books including Ocean Anatomy, Nature Anatomy, Nature Anatomy Notebook, Food Anatomy, and Farm Anatomy. She lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. SELLING POINTS: The illustrated approach of the Anatomy series, along with Rothman's curated collection of the most interesting and curious facts, is adored by young readers, as well as adults, educators, and fans of art and design. Rothman's illustrations appear regularly in a wide variety of national media, including The New Yorker and the New York Times Book Review, as well as on commercial products including wallpaper and dishware. She has a broad social media reach, with 65.3K followers on Instagram.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 165 x 229 x 20.32mm | 589.67g
  • North Adams, United States
  • English
  • 1635861608
  • 9781635861600
  • 1,620

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Scenes from the Sea Embark on an aquatic adventure in this gorgeous visual tour of the world's oceans. Explore coral reefs, travel to the polar seas, and dive deep to meet the curious marine creatures that dwell fathoms below. Combining art and science, Julia Rothman's delightful drawings examine the many fascinating aspects of life above and below the waves.
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"Timely, important, and serious information does not have to be tough to digest. The latest book in Rothman's illustrated Anatomy series, is a spectacularly appealing overview of everything to do with the ocean that presents information with beauty and charm...This lovely book will appeal to readers of all ages, whether they want to sit and read or just dip their toes in. It should be in every library's circulating collection." -- Booklist "As usual, the book did not disappoint: beautifully done illustrations about the ocean and everything living in it." -- Book Riot "The writing is clear, lively, and informative. Each spread is filled with a variety of colorful, appealing, and scientifically accurate drawings... A fact-filled, browsable title with strong visual appeal." -- School Library Journal
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