How Deep Is the Ocean?


What is an ocean? How do waves form? What lives at the bottom of the sea? This children’s book helps inquisitive minds find out the answers to all the questions they may have about seas and oceans, and some they hadn’t thought of! Featuring amazing sea creatures, geological wonders, and marine exploration, ‘How Deep is the Ocean?’ lets children dip their toes into oceanography and explore its incredible depths. Each page asks and answers a different question, and features a quick quiz designed to cement new knowledge.

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DK brings you a beautifully illustrated and engaging ocean encyclopedia to teach young readers all about what lies beneath!

Introducing How Deep is The Ocean? – A captivating kid’s fact book set out to answer over 200 burning questions your child may have about the world’s oceans, such as:

Where do waves come from? How do icebergs float? Do fish sleep?

And many more!

A practical yet enticing guide to our world’s waters, your child can dive straight in to discover:

-5 neatly structured chapters, covering each key theme in great detail
-A diverse range of topics encompassing all aspects of ocean life
-Detailed diagrams and stunning photography of the world’s oceans
-‘Quick-quiz’ boxes giving readers a chance to reflect and test their knowledge

Steve Setford takes you on an enticing journey to the bottom of the deep blue, to discover everything from tsunamis to shipwrecks; currents to coral reefs; the fiercest of sharks and so much more!

The ideal book for 7-9 year olds, this children’s encyclopedia is a must-have volume for budding marine biologists, young oceanographers and those who wish to broaden their horizons on the impact of climate change on our oceans.

At DK, we believe in the power of discovery. So let us plant the seed of curiosity in the minds of our young readers, and watch as it blossoms into a life-long love of reading, exploring, and discovering the diverse world around us.
Encourage your child to seas the day!

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Additional information

Weight 0.833 kg
Dimensions 28.4 × 22.1 × 1.5 cm










551.46 (edition:23)


College – higher education / Code: F