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The Big Book of the Blue

Yuval Zommer


New from the creator of The Big Book of Bugs and The Big Book of Beasts, a magical first book of the ocean to share with young children

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Why does an octopus have eight arms?

Why does a crab run sideways?

Is a jellyfish made of jelly?

Find out the answers to these and many more fishy questions inside. Play search and find in the pictures, too. Can you spot the special fish?

Meet all kinds of slippery, shimmery, powerful and surprising sea creatures from around the world in this first book of the ocean to share with young children.

It is packed with facts about how different types of underwater animals eat, hunt and survive.

Part of the ‘Big Book’ series, a Made for Mums Gold Award winner

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'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

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Further Details


Format: PLC (no jacket)

Size: 34.0 x 23.0 cm

Extent: 64 pp

Publication date: 10 May 2018

ISBN: 9780500651193

About the Author

Yuval Zommer studied at the Royal College of Art, London, and has worked as a creative director at many top advertising agencies. He wrote and illustrated the children’s picture book The Big Blue Thing on the Hill, which was nominated for a Teach Primary New Children’s Fiction Award, The Big Book of Bugs and The Big Book of Beasts.

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Sea life expert Barbara Taylor