Maps of the World's Oceans (Hardcover)
An Illustrated Children's Atlas to the Seas and all the Creatures and Plants that Live There
Black Dog & Leventhal, 9780762467976, 144pp.
Publication Date: November 5, 2019
List Price: 24.99*
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This lavishly illustrated, fact-filled atlas--a follow-up to Maps of the World--allows children to discover the fascinating and mysterious world below sea level with links to explore even further on computers and tablets.
Covering every ocean and major sea in the world, Maps of the World's Oceans is a vibrant and comprehensive atlas that children of all ages will love to explore.
The dozens of colorful, detailed maps are filled with hundreds of illustrated icons highlighting creatures that inhabit the waters of the world from deep-ocean sharks to sea birds that rely on the water to survive. Also featured are vital vegetation, submerged shipwrecks, and icons representing the myths and legends of the various peoples who supposedly lived by the seas. Along the surface, readers will explore ports, lighthouses, famous explorers and voyages, old navigation secrets, and more. Flip the next page from any map and the corresponding icon key explains why these fish, animals, various organisms and more are so vital to the oceans and the seas - and therefore the world.
Young readers will learn about waves and tides, currents and oceanic ridges, and more giving them a complete look at the world's waters. Each map includes a link allowing kids to download a version of them on computers and tablets to explore even further. Captivating and comprehensive, Maps of the World's Oceans will entice even the most reluctant young explorer.
About the Author
Enrico Lavagno is the author of several books on archaeology, history, and art including The Holy Land: Guide to Archaeological Sites and The World: Flying High. He lives in Turin, Italy.
Sacco Vallarino is an Italy-based design company founded by Mauro Sacco and Elisa Vallarino. In addition to illustrating literary, children's, and educational books, they also design for advertising firms and teach at prestigious design institutes.