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by | May 16, 2023

Book of the Month: The Earth’s Immense Oceans

Very Short Introductions for Curious Young Minds: The earth’s Immense Oceans

Written By Isabel Thomas

Age 9+

Very Short Introductions for Curious Young Minds are here to offer your child an accessible introduction to the ideas, facts and vocabulary behind an absorbing range of topics.

Written by leading experts in simple language, these small but mighty books bring the fascination of Oxford’s Very Short Introductions to a younger audience. Each book is packed full of clear and entertaining explanations, brought to life by comic strips, photos, and illustrations.

In this latest book in the series, your curious young reader will have fun discovering how oceans work, the creatures that live in them, and how they have been affected by humans.


Win The Earth’s Immense Oceans

You could win one of three copies of The Earth’s Immense Oceans to inspire your little learners over on the Oxford Owl Facebook page. To enter, simply comment on the competition post with your favourite ocean-themed emoji.

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UK residents only. Entry closes at 11.59pm on Sunday 28th May 2023. Terms and Conditions apply (PDF).


About the book

Very Short Introductions for Curious Young Minds: The Earth’s Immense Oceans

By Isabel Thomas

The Earth’s Immense Oceans is the perfect way for young readers to quickly get to grips with the principles of the subject and its terminology. With clear and entertaining explanations, coupled with comic strips, photographs, and illustrations, it reveals how oceans work, the creatures that live in them, and how humans have affected the oceans.

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About the Author 


Isabel Thomas is an award-winning science writer and the author of more than 150 books about science and nature for young audiences. She is the winner of the AAAS Subaru prize for excellence in science books.