Water: A Deep Dive of Discovery
Immerse yourself in fascinating facts about water! This comprehensive yet accessible exploration of water will help young readers understand many aspects of one of our planet's most precious resources – and how they can protect it. A friendly water droplet character guides children through topics ranging from melting and freezing to the ways in which water literally shapes the Earth. Tales by storytellers from around the world are sprinkled through the book, highlighting the variety of ways in which global cultures value water. The engaging format includes gatefolds and booklets with hands-on activity ideas for learning about and protecting water.
Mariona Cabassa is a native of Catalonia, Spain, who has illustrated over 80 children’s books. She studied at art school in Barcelona, followed by further research in Strasbourg, France. Her many subsequent years of working as an illustrator, painter, installation maker and tattoo artist reflect her fascination with form and her desire to explore different palettes. Mariona’s technique combines water-based paints, pencils and a digital touch to create rich and detailed illustrations, bursting with color and movement.
- 150 Most Anticipated Fall Books, Kirkus Reviews, 2021
- UN Sustainable Development Goals, “Life Below Water” Reading List, 2021
★ “This intriguing, oversized title combines science and story to explore water in all its forms . . . [Mihaly] addresses readers directly, with respect for their capacity. Thoughtful, engaging design and lively illustrations add further appeal. Oceanic in scope — but clear and refreshing” – Kirkus Reviews, starred review
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