Exploring the Deep, Dark Sea

Exploring the Deep, Dark Sea

by Gail Gibbons


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Open this underwater exploration guide, and journey to the darkest depths of the oceans. Water covers almost three-fourths of our planet's surface, yet many of us have never seen what lies far beneath the waves. Filled with intriguing facts and colorful illustrations, this book examines the history and science of diving, the different ocean zones, and the future of undersea research. Full color.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780823441525
Publisher: Holiday House
Publication date: 01/15/2019
Edition description: New
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 437,069
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

According to The Washington Post, Gail Gibbons "has taught more preschoolers and early readers about the world than any other children's writer-illustrator." The multi award-winning Ms. Gibbons is the author of more than 100 books for young readers, including the bestselling titles From Seed to Plant and Monarch Butterfly. Her many honors include the Regina Medal, the Washington Post/Children's Book Guild Nonfiction Award and the NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book Award.

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Exploring the Deep, Dark Sea 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
ebruno on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
This book explores the ocean finding different marine life as a submersible goes down through different ocean zones such as the sunlight zone, the twilight zone, and the dark zone. Learing about the different species, children will be able to understand why certain fish have adaptaions. The end of the book gives facts of information about the past and present diving experiences.
bsalomon on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Two oceanographers and a pilot climb into a submersible to explore the depths of the ocean. They collect sample at thousands of feet deep and see many different creatures. When they collect what they need, they surface and store their findings to be sent to a lab. This is a great book for children to learn about new sea creatures. This book could also be used in a group project or research about the sea.