A First Book of the Sea
Nicola Davies, Emily Sutton
“Spectacular … you can almost smell the surf between the pages.” The Times
“Five stars – if you take only one picture book away this summer, make it this.” The Telegraph
From Nicola Davies and Emily Sutton, the multi award-winning team behind Tiny and Lots, comes a spellbinding collection of poems about the oceans of the world and their shores. With this book, children can swim alongside dolphins and flying fish, pore over rockpools and sail from pole to pole and back, learning about everything from phosphorescence and plankton to manta rays and puffins – all in the comfort of their bedroom. Emily Sutton’s exquisite watercolours capture the breathless excitement of a child’s first glimpse of the sea, the majesty of ancient trading ships and the sheer, staggering wonder of the humpback whale. The perfect companion to international bestsellers A First Book of Nature and A First Book of Animals, this book is sure to enthral and inspire readers of all ages.
“Ravishing … the perfect companion to a seaside holiday” The Sunday Times
“Just dive in and enjoy” Sunday Express
"gloriously illustrated" * The Daily Telegraph, Best 50 Books of 2018 * "If you take only one picture book away this summer, make it this." * The Telegraph * "This ravishing coffee-table volume of poems is the perfect companion to a seaside holiday, cruise or day out, full of language rich observations about wildlife and beaches and illustrated with engrossing visual variety and charm." * The Sunday Times * "Like fish and chips, Nicola Davies and Emily Sutton are meant for each other. You can almost smell the surf between the pages." * The Times * "Just dive in and enjoy." * The Sunday Express *
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