Seymour Simon's Extreme Oceans

By Seymour Simon
Chronicle Books (CA), Hardcover, 9781452108339, 57pp.

Publication Date: April 2013

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Description
Join Seymour Simon, the "dean" of children's science nonfiction, as he investigates the most extreme environments, animals, plants, and weather in the ocean. Imagine exploring the most extreme parts of our amazing oceans riding the tallest waves, diving to the darkest depths, and encountering the largest and most dangerous sea creatures on Earth. These mind-bending facts and stunning photographs make for an exciting, and sometimes unbelievable, underwater expedition



About the Author
Seymour Simon has been called "the dean of the [children's science book] field" by the New York Times. He has written more than 250 books for young readers and has received the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Lifetime Achievement Award for his lasting contribution to children's science literature, the Science Books & Films Key Award for Excellence in Science Books, the Empire State Award for excellence in literature for young people, and the Educational Paperback Association Jeremiah Ludington Award. He and his wife, Liz, live in Great Neck, New York. You can visit him online at www.seymoursimon.com, where you can read "Seymour Science Blog" and download a free four-page teacher guide to accompany this book, putting it in context with Common Core objectives. Many of Seymour's award-winning books are also available as ebooks.



Praise For Seymour Simon's Extreme Oceans

"A solid addition to science collections." - Booklist

"Will appeal particularly to young scientists who are interested in nature and animals as well as to those who are pulled in by dangerous scenarios and esoteric facts." - School Library Journal

"Should spark readers' interest in marine life." - Publishers Weekly

"An ocean of interesting facts for readers to share with others." - Reading Today

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