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Ocean Sunlight

How Tiny Plants Feed the Seas
Bang, Molly (Book - 2012)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
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Acclaimed Caldecott artist Molly Bang paints a stunning, sweeping view of our ever-changing oceans. In this timely book, award-winner Molly Bang uses her signature poetic language and dazzling illustrations to introduce the oceanic world. From tiny aquatic plants to the biggest whale or fish, Bang presents a moving, living picture of the miraculous balance sustaining each life cycle and food chain deep within our wondrous oceans. On land or in the deep blue sea, we are all connected--and we are all a part of a grand living landscape. Co-authored by award-winning M.I.T. professor Penny Chisholm, a leading expert on ocean science, OCEAN SUNLIGHT is packed with clear, simple science. This informative, joyous book will help children understand and celebrate the astonishing role our oceans play in human life.
Authors: Bang, Molly
Title: Ocean sunlight
how tiny plants feed the seas
Publisher: New York : Blue Sky Press, 2012.
Edition: 1st ed.
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,col. ill. ;,29 cm.
Local Note: 6 15 16 17 18 29 35 53 56 67 73 74 80 109 112 118 122 133 143 148 150 153 193 198 210 211 216 222 226 228 242 244 250 278
Additional Contributors: Chisholm, Penny
ISBN: 0545273226
9780545273220
Statement of Responsibility: by Molly Bang and Penny Chisholm ; illustrated by Molly Bang
Subject Headings: Sunshine Juvenile literature. Plants Effect of light on Juvenile literature. Marine life Effect of light on Juvenile literature. Photobiology Juvenile literature.
Topical Term: Sunshine
Plants
Marine life
Photobiology
LCCN: 2011024823
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Nov 16, 2013
  • Artful rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Gorgeous, deep book. Illustrations as intriguing as the written content.

Aug 06, 2012
  • m2 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Unbelievably good science read. You will learn things (as an adult) that you've never heard before and it will change your view of how the world works. This book should win the 2012 Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal!

Read it and begin to treasure the phytoplankton.

Jun 10, 2012
  • beforetoday rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This is absolutely everything I want my own theoretical nonexistent nonfiction book to one day be. Rhythmic prose, jaw-dropping facts, artwork that perfectly matches the overall feel of the book. I HAD NO CLUE PHYTOPLANKTON WERE SO AWESOME!

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