Why Is the Sea Salty?

And Other Questions About Oceans

By Ben Richmond (Author), Cecelia Azhderian (Illustrator)


Format Paperback



Why Is the Sea Salty?

And Other Questions About Oceans

by Ben Richmond, Cecelia Azhderian
What kinds of animals live in the sea? What causes tides and waves? And exactly how deep is the ocean, anyway? From the water cycle and  ocean zones to fun facts about how some lost rubber duckies ended up helping ocean scientists, this Good Question! book teaches kids about the life aquatic.
“The Good Question! series continues to offer interesting facts in an appealing fashion. Working within a set format, the skilled authors organize questions and two- or three-paragraph answers in ways that introduce and cover each subject appropriately. On each spread, clearly captioned illustrations -- maps, drawings, close-up photographs, and realistic images -- face the text. The questions are those a child reader might ask. . . . Why is the Sea Salty? explains the composition and motion of bodies of water, introducing some inhabitants and scientific studies of this "final frontier" and touching on the problem of rising water levels. Attractively presented, with up-to-date, accurate information, these science titles are a first choice.”

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Ben Richmond is a science journalist making his childrens book debut. He writes about dinosaurs, outer space, and the origin of words for Vice magazine’s Motherboard website, and has contributed to The Believer. He lives in Brooklyn, NY.

Pub Date: 7/1/2014

ISBN: 9781454906773

Price: $5.95 / $7.50 CAN

Format: Paperback

Pages: 32 pages, all in color

Trim: 10 x 8 x 0.13 Inches

Territories: World

Category: Science & Nature

Age Range: 6 and up

Publisher: Union Square Kids

Carton Quantity: 60

Series: Good Question!