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    • ISBN:9780750280143
    • Publication date:09 Jan 2014
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Oceans

By Angela Royston

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Read all about what it's like to live and work deep beneath the ocean waves. An exciting read for children aged 9+ for geography and science projects, or simply as a great leisure read.

What is it like to live and work deep beneath the ocean waves? How many mysteries do our oceans hold, what are scientists hoping to discover by researching the deep and how does the research carried out in the oceans affect our life on land? Discover life and science on the edge in this fascinating exploration of one of our planet's most extreme environments.

The Research on the Edge series examines how scientists live and work in some of Earth's most extreme habitats. It looks at how they carry out their research and how the discoveries they make are changing our lives. The series also explores the many adventures, challenges and dangers of daily life for scientists researching 'on the edge'.

An exciting read for children aged 9+, for geography and science projects, or simply as a great leisure read.

Biographical Notes

Angela Royston has been writing information books for children for many years and has written nearly 300 books. She writes about extreme weather, forensic science, animals and anything she can research - she enjoys finding out and writing about new things. She also visits schools to talk to children about writing and runs creative science writing workshops.

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  • ISBN: 9780750289757
  • Publication date: 24 Sep 2015
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Wayland
Excellent photographs... well laid out... a useful addition to class and school libraries. — School Librarian
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