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Beneath the waves

Author: Lily Murray; Helen Ahpornsiri
Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Big Picture Press, an imprint of Candlewick Press, 2020 ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First U.S. editionView all editions and formats
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Come along on a journey through the oceans of the world with illustrations made entirely from hand-pressed plants. The illustrator transforms silky seaweeds, feathery algae, and bright coastal blooms into playful penguins, scuttling crabs, and schools of silvery sharks. Turn the page to explore each corner of the ocean, from hidden rock pools to the darkest depths. Marvel as plants transform into marvelous  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lily Murray; Helen Ahpornsiri
ISBN: 9781536210408 1536210404
OCLC Number: 1155153511
Notes: "Art made from seaweed & flowers"--Cover
Originally published in the U.K. in 2019 by Big Picture Press.
Description: 60 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Coast --
Open ocean --
Tropics --
Polar waters.
Responsibility: Lily Murray ; illustrated by Helen Ahpornsiri.

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Come along on a journey through the oceans of the world with illustrations made entirely from hand-pressed plants. The illustrator transforms silky seaweeds, feathery algae, and bright coastal blooms into playful penguins, scuttling crabs, and schools of silvery sharks. Turn the page to explore each corner of the ocean, from hidden rock pools to the darkest depths. Marvel as plants transform into marvelous creatures, and discover the magic and beauty that lies beneath the waves.--description provided by publisher.

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Beautiful, but for a small audience

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2020-07-28) Good Permalink

This is a beautiful title about life in the sea.  What makes it so special is that the illustrations were created from pressed marine plants.  Despite this collage approach, the illustrations are not merely impressions of creatures and habitats, but detailed representations.

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