The Big Book of the Blue

The Big Book of the Blue

4.42 (221 ratings by Goodreads)
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Description

Nominated for the 2019 Kate Greenaway Medal

Why do octopuses have eight arms?
Why do crabs run sideways?
Are jellyfish made of jelly?
Yuval Zommer's beautiful new book provides the answers to these and many more fishy questions. His wonderfully quirky illustrations show off all kinds of slippery, shimmery and surprising sea creatures, including sea turtles, whales, sharks, rays and seahorses. Chatty, funny and full of amazing facts, it will be devoured by children eager to find out about the most exciting creatures from the deep blue.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 64 pages
  • 230 x 340 x 15.24mm | 760g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Illustrated in colour throughout
  • 0500651191
  • 9780500651193
  • 5,408

Review quote

'Zommer excels at creating distinctive illustrations' - Minerva Reads 'Packed full of amazing facts and quirky illustrations, it will be devoured by children eager to dive deep into the mysterious depths of our seas and oceans' - Ni4Kids Magazine 'A brilliant introduction to the wonderful world of water!' - North Somerset Teachers Book Award Blog 'A truly gorgeous book and a fantastic addition to your natural history selection' - Read It Daddy 'This divine celebration of aquatic creatures will feed hungry minds' - Smallish Magazine 'Filled with fun, fishy questions and facts about all manner of slippery, shimmery sea creatures. It will be returned to again and again by kids of all ages' - Pregnancy & Parenting Magazine 'Brilliantly bright pictures and fun find-the-sardine hunt on every page to add to the fun' - Angels & Urchins 'Fun and beautifully done' - The Book Trust 'A dive into an underwater world ... packed full of bright illustrations and fun facts about the ocean's amazing creatures' - World of Animals magazine 'Jam-packed with stunning illustrations and tons of facts' - Research-Rich Pedagogies 'A sparkling underwater introduction' - Metro 'An absolute must for any inquisitive young minds' bookshelves' - Families London 'A wonderful celebration of ocean life and a timely reminder of our responsibility to protect it' - Get Kids into Books 'Lavishly produced with the most interesting and thoughtful information, a total triumph' - Book Lover Jo
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About Yuval Zommer

Yuval Zommer graduated from the Royal College of Art with an MA in Illustration. He worked as a creative director at leading advertising agencies before becoming the author and illustrator of highly acclaimed non-fiction. Yuval's stunning 'Big Book of...' series encourages children to explore and care for our natural world. The series has now been published in 25 languages and has won and been shortlisted for numerous awards internationally, including the UKLA Book Awards 2018 & 2019, the English Association's Nonfiction Award 2017 & 2019, and the Made For Mums Award 2018 & 2019.
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Rating details

221 ratings
4.42 out of 5 stars
5 55% (122)
4 34% (75)
3 9% (19)
2 2% (4)
1 0% (1)
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