The Deep-Sea Floor

The Deep-Sea Floor

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Overview

Incredibly rich and realistic illustrations take readers up close to the curious creatures and plants that thrive in the vast severe habitat of the ocean's floor.

Marine biologist and renowned children's book writer Sneed B. Collard III introduces children to many fascinating sea creatures–from bioluminescent fish to giant tube worms–that survive without sunlight. A history of deep-sea exploration from sonar to submersibles shows how far scientists have come in their ability to investigate these great depths.

Inspire young readers to explore the possibilities of marine science.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781570914034
Publisher: Charlesbridge
Publication date: 02/15/2003
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 1,054,393
Product dimensions: 8.56(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.12(d)
Age Range: 6 - 9 Years

About the Author

Sneed B. Collard III has been a biologist and a computer scientist. He's put his knowledge and experience to use by writing more than thirty children's books, including MANY BIOMES, ONE EARTH; BEAKS; and TEETH. He began writing after graduating with honors in marine biology from the University of California at Berkeley. After earning his master’s in scientific instrumentation at the University of California at Santa Barbara, he continued to hone his craft while serving as a computer consultant for biologists. He lives in Missoula, Montana.

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