Sylvia Earle first lost her heart to the ocean as a young girl when she discovered the wonders of the Gulf of Mexico in her backyard. As an adult, she dives even deeper. Whether she's designing submersibles, swimming with the whales, or taking deep-water walks, Sylvia Earle has dedicated her life to learning more about what she calls "the blue heart of the planet."
With stunningly detailed pictures of the wonders of the sea, Life in the Ocean tells the story of Sylvia's growing passion and how her ocean exploration and advocacy have made her known around the world. This picture book biography also includes an informative author's note that will motivate young environmentalists.
Life in the Ocean is one of The Washington Post's Best Kids Books of 2012.
“Young explorers will be happy to dive into this captivatingly illustrated biography of the renowned oceanographer.” -- Kirkus
"Readers lucky enough to dive into the unknown world of the renowned oceanographer will discover how a child’s curiosity grew into a passion to explore and protect ‘the blue heart of the planet.'" -- School Library Journal
|Recommended Age||4 - 8|
|Author||Claire A. Nivola|
|Illustrator||Claire A. Nivola|
|Publication Date||Mar 13, 2012|
|Publisher||Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)|