Exploring Shipwrecks is a fascinating new book for young readers with a passion to explore the depths of the oceans, but without getting wet. Full of fascinating facts and figures, Exploring Shipwrecks takes the young reader on a journey of discovery, submerging into the mysterious world of ships lost at sea. Designed for children aged 7-13, the book takes a detailed look at why ships sink, what happens after they sink, how shipwrecks are discovered and salvaged, and also looks at those most fascinating of all shipwrecks, the ones that sank full of treasure.
About the Author
Nigel Marsh is an underwater photographer and photojournalist whose work has been published in numerous magazines, newspapers and books worldwide. Nigel has dived extensively around Australia, especially the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea, and throughout Asia, Pacific Ocean, Indian Ocean and the Caribbean. His underwater photographs have won a number of international photographic competitions.
Nigel’s passion for diving and the marine environment evolved from an early age while snorkeling the beaches off Australia. Three trips to the Great Barrier Reef as a teenager sealed his love for the marine world.
Nigel is very passionate about sharks and rays, and has spent a lot of time studying and photographing these amazing creatures. He has also worked closely with a number of research scientists while producing articles on sharks and rays, and his images have assisted with studies into the population and movement of reef manta rays, grey nurse sharks and leopard sharks.
Nigel’s photographs are represented by the photographic library Seapics, which has seen his photos appearing in hundreds of books, magazines, posters and brochures around the globe.
Series: Young Reed
For Ages: 7 - 13 years old
For Grades: 3 - 4
Number Of Pages: 48
Published: 1st January 2016
Publisher: NEW HOLLAND PUBLISHERS
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 28.8 x 21.6 x 1.0
Weight (kg): 0.51