Voyage: Ocean

John Woodward, Author . DK $24.99 (128p) ISBN 978-0-7566-4548-9

This eclectic and informative book is shaped like the porthole of a submarine. After readers open the hatch, the ocean comes alive with full-color photographs: a surfer is dwarfed by an enormous wave, a seal peers up through a hole in ice; elsewhere, the “dazzling diversity” of coral reefs is featured and another section shows the effects of “Pollution and Climate Change” in a pie chart. Images from the book are featured on collector's cards housed in a pocket at the end, along with stickers and a poster of ocean life. The breadth of information and special features will appeal to intrepid readers. Ages 8–11. (Apr.)

Reviewed on: 04/20/2009
Release date: 03/01/2009
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