Coral Reefs: A Journey Through an Aquatic World Full of Wonder

Coral Reefs: A Journey Through an Aquatic World Full of Wonder

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Overview

During an ordinary visit to the library, a young girl pulls out a not-so-ordinary book from the shelves. As she turns the pages in this book about coral reefs, the city around her slips away and she finds herself surrounded by the coral cities of the sea and the mysterious plants and animals that live, hunt, and hide there.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781974918973
Publisher: Dreamscape Media
Publication date: 11/20/2018
Edition description: Unabridged
Product dimensions: 6.04(w) x 5.04(h) x 1.13(d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Jason Chin combines imaginative storytelling and illustrating with intriguing science to create books that both enchant and educate. The author of several award-winning books, including the 2018 Caldecott Honor and Sibert Honor book Grand Canyon, he lives with his wife, Deirdre Gill, and their children in Vermont.

Jason Chin combines imaginative storytelling and illustrating with intriguing science to create books that both enchant and educate. The author of several award-winning books, including the 2018 Caldecott Honor and Sibert Honor book Grand Canyon, he lives with his wife, Deirdre Gill, and their children in Vermont.

Elizabeth Cottle is a stage actress and theatre director based in Northwest Ohio. She earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in communication arts and musical theatre from Ohio Northern University and is a veteran of more than thirty productions. Recognized for Excellence in Acting by the Ohio Community Theatre Association, she has a wide variety of performing experience outside of the stage, including singing with a jazz orchestra, filming commercials, doing improv, and narrating audiobooks.

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Coral Reefs: A Journey Through an Aquatic World Full of Wonder 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Karen_D on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
A book comes alive in the hands of a chilld and a library floods with water. Sea creatures swim around her and she learns about the eco-system of the coral reefs. This book is great because it is a non-fiction book that uses its illustrations to tell a story in the back ground. This is the kind of book that children will want to go back to over and over. You will see something new everytime you look at a picture. The information is useful and will help children learn about the different kinds of animals and plant life which reside in the corals. There are sketchesof fish and thier names on the end pages and children will have fun spotting them within the colored pages. Chin gives a small bibliography and how he went to see the coral reefs in person. Highly recommend for a lap read or just something to flip through over and over. I am going to search for Chin's earlier work and see if it is just as good.
ginarentz on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
This is an important book that all children should read. It provides many reasons why the Corals create their habitat and how other fishes in the sea are benefited by the underwater cities. Not only does this book give vital information of specific sea creatures surround the reefs but also provides a great learning sections at the end to begin a foundation of the importance of the environment and how to help out the builders of the bottom of the ocean. Coral Reefs is for the reader that is capable to comprehend the information while giving the jump start to dive deeper into the underwater world that we need to sustain for the good of everyone including the Scorpion fish.
abbylibrarian on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Using the same style as his previous nonfiction book, REDWOODS, Jason Chin presents information about coral reefs. The strength of this book is in the beautiful illustrations - as the young protagonist gets more and more engrossed in a book about coral reefs, the reef appears all around her until she's swimming through the ocean, checking out all the animals. The large blocks of text may turn off browsing readers, though the book does include enough information for reports. While the format was innovative in REDWOODS, I'm suffering from some been-there-done-that syndrome with this title.
jbrooxd More than 1 year ago
Great nonfiction material about the Coral Reefs, including information on food chain and camouflage. Clever presentation of information draws readers in.