Nearly 97 per cent of our planet’s water is held in the vast oceans that teem with life. This book on oceans for children aged 9-12 uses images and artworks to reveal the secrets of this underwater world. Within the pages of this book, you’ll discover the range of organisms – from colossal whales to microscopic plankton – that call the oceans home. Find out also about tidal pools, salt marshes, coral reefs, ocean floor ridges, and the other natural features of these vast bodies of water. Learn how the oceans formed, what causes tsunamis, how tidal waves are used to generate electricity, and what marine experts are doing to save our oceans. The catalogue format of this mini-encyclopedia features an amazing photograph of every animal or natural feature, and breaks down even the most complex topics into simple, bite-sized chunks of information, supported by helpful stats.

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