Above and Below: Sea and Shore by Harriet Evans – Book Review

Above and Below: Sea and Shore by Harriet Evans – Book Review

Above and Below Sea and Shore by Harriet Evans

Above and Below: Sea and Shore

Authors – Harriet Evans
Illustrator – Hannah Bailey
Publisher – 360 Degrees
Pages – 22
Released – 4th March 2021
ISBN-13 – 978-1838911782
Format – hardcover
Rating – 5 Stars
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Synopsis

What wonders wait beneath the waves? Dive in and find out with this beautiful split-page book that celebrates ocean habitats from the sandy shallows to the darkest depths.

Turn the page to discover the incredible creatures and plants that lie below the ocean blue. With magnificent mangrove forests, colourful coral reefs and exciting estuaries, there are so many water worlds to explore.

Review by Stacey

Above and Below: Sea and Shore is a children’s factual book about the sea and the surrounding area. It contains eight sections including:-

– Coastline
– Kelp Forest
– Polar Ocean/Antarctic/Arctic
– Estuary
– Tropical Shore
– Coral Reef
– Mangrove
– Deep Sea

Each section is one double-page and one extra flap to turn. The book contains lots of information starting with facts on the titled section and then the plants and animals that live in that section.

I love the way the book is set out and the easy-to-read and understand snippets of information alongside amazing illustrations that adorn each page. My favourite section has to be the Deep Sea with its unusual creatures that lurk in the dark including Vampire Squid, Giant Tube Worm, and ‘Casper’ Octopus.

This is a fun, informative, and educational book. I was intrigued and engaged the whole way through. It is a book that children can dip into when they need to for something like a school project or just to learn something new and be amazed. If you have a child (or know one) that craves knowledge then this would be the perfect book for them.

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Authors Info

Harriet Evans works in children’s publishing and spends her days researching cool animal facts, imagining awesome adventures and drinking copious amounts of tea.

Hannah Bailey is an award-winning illustrator, living and working in Somerset. Hannah specialises in non-fiction children’s books, recently putting her hand to titles such as WHEN THE WALES WALKED written by Dougal Dixon, the 2019 SLA’s Children’s Choice Award winner. She also regularly takes editorial commissions for clients such as The Wildlife Trusts, The Smithsonian, and Waitrose, with a focus on food, nature and the outdoors.


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