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A First Book of the Sea


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Nicola Davies is an award-winning author, whose many books for children include A First Book of Nature, Tiny,The Promise, Ice Bear, Big Blue Whale, Dolphin Baby, Just Ducks, Poo and the Heroes of the Wild series. She graduated in zoology, studied whales and bats and then worked for the BBC Natural History Unit. Nicola lives in Wales. Visit Nicola at www.nicola-davies.com, or follow her on Twitter under the handle @nicolakidsbooks.

Emily Sutton graduated from Edinburgh College of Art with a degree in illustration. As well as illustrating picture books, she paints, sculpts and designs prints. Emily's first picture book, Clara Button and the Magical Hat Day,was published by the V&A. Her previous titles for Walker include Tiny: The Invisible World of Microbes, The Christmas Eve Tree and Lots. Emily lives in York. Visit Emily at emillustrates.com.


"Just dive in and enjoy." * The Sunday Express *
"Like fish and chips, Nicola Davies and Emily Sutton are meant for each other. You can almost smell the surf between the pages." * The Times *
"This ravishing coffee-table volume of poems is the perfect companion to a seaside holiday, cruise or day out, full of language rich observations about wildlife and beaches and illustrated with engrossing visual variety and charm." * The Sunday Times *
"If you take only one picture book away this summer, make it this." * The Telegraph *
"gloriously illustrated" * The Daily Telegraph, Best 50 Books of 2018 *

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