Oceans and Seas

Oceans and Seas

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KFYK - Kingfisher Young Knowledge is a science-based, highly visual, inspirational learning experience. Lively, engaging text explains the basics of a favourite subject, zooming in on intriguing aspects illustrated with stunning full-colour photographs. Project spreads featuring activities to do at home or when out and about, encourage hands-on involvement and understanding. KFYK Oceans and Seas introduces readers to a fascinating underwater world, from the deepest oceans to the shallows. Discover how oceans and seas differ around the world, and how these habitats can be the most destructive on the planet. Learn about the vast number of creatures and plants that live in the oceans and seas, and find out about their watery habitat. Read also how people use the waters of the world, and discover how they can be a threat to sealife. Fun and easy projects will help young readers discover more about the workings and life of oceans and seas.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 48 pages
  • 194 x 262mm | 422g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • col. Illustrations
  • 0753409453
  • 9780753409459
  • 2,105,652

Table of contents

1 Half-title; 2 Imprint; 3 Title; 4 Contents; 6 Planet ocean; 8 Salty sea; 10 Undersea landscape; 12 Tides and waves; 14 The weather-making sea; 16 Living history; 18 Fish rule; 20 Ocean mammals; 22 Super sea-birds; 24 Who eats whom? 26 Coral reefs; 28 Kelp jungles; 30 Frozen feast; 32 Deep oceans; 34 Ocean mysteries; 36 Studying the sea; 38 Fishing; 40 Pollution; 42 Projects; 44 Projects; 46 Projects; 48 Indexshow more

About Nicola Davies

Nicola Davies is a writer, zoologist and television presenter, and lives in Somerset, England. From 1983 to 1986 she was researcher, assistant producer and presenter of the BBC's The Really Wild Show. Since then she has written many children's books on natural history subjects as diverse as how our bodies work, whales, oceans, bats and flowers. She also writes natural history columns for national newspapers and is a regular contributor to BBC Wildlife magazine.show more

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