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Venture to the depths of the coral reefs in an exploration of the true and truly wild in this beautiful and creative picture book from an award winning author.

About the Author

Jason Chin is the author of the award-winning Redwoods; Coral Reefs, nominated for a Texas Bluebonnet Award; and most recently Island: A Story of the Galapagos, named a 2012 Best Book of the Year by School Library Journal and Kirkus Reviews and a Fanfare title by The Horn Book. Jason lives with his wife, Deirdre Gill, and their son, Liam, in Burlington, Vermont.

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"Chin, who pioneered this hybrid form of straightforward nonfiction text and fanciful pictures with "Redwoods "(2009), offers another a statement about the power of reading for an imaginative child with this appealing introduction to a complex world." --"Kirkus Reviews", starred review "Chin's detailed illustrations capture the dappled light of shallow water and the bright tropical colors and patterns in the featured flora and fauna.... Readers shouldn't skip the information at the back, which explains the serious problem of coral bleaching due to global warming." --"Horn Book Magazine" "Chin's latest book offers a straightforward text discussing coral reefs, while the well-composed illustrations create an imaginative narrative running in parallel." --"Booklist" "Chin offers a colorful and inventive introduction to coral reefs." --"School Library Journal" "Chin, who pioneered this hybrid form of straightforward nonfiction text and fanciful pictures with "Redwoods "(2009), offers another a statement about the power of reading for an imaginative child with this appealing introduction to a complex world." --"Kirkus Reviews", starred review "Chin's detailed illustrations capture the dappled light of shallow water and the bright tropical colors and patterns in the featured flora and fauna.... Readers shouldn't skip the information at the back, which explains the serious problem of coral bleaching due to global warming." --"Horn Book Magazine" "Chin's latest book offers a straightforward text discussing coral reefs, while the well-composed illustrations create an imaginative narrative running in parallel." --"Booklist" "Information and fantasy collaborate in this imaginative introduction to coral reefs." --"BCCB" "Chin offers a colorful and inventive introduction to coral reefs." --"School Library Journal" "Chin, who pioneered this hybrid form of straightforward nonfiction text and fanciful pictures with "Redwoods "(2009), offers another a statement about the power of reading for an imaginative child with this appealing introduction to a complex world." --"Kirkus Reviews", starred review "Chin's detailed illustrations capture the dappled light of shallow water and the bright tropical colors and patterns in the featured flora and fauna.... Readers shouldn't skip the information at the back, which explains the serious problem of coral bleaching due to global warming." --"Horn Book Magazine" "Chin's latest book offers a straightforward text discussing coral reefs, while the well-composed illustrations create an imaginative narrative running in parallel." --"Booklist"

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