In 1980, scientists discovered that hundreds of corals on the Great Barrier Reef participate in a mass spawning event. Now, science author Sneed B. Collard III explains coral reefs and the coral larvae's perilous journey through the sea to their home on the reef. Intricate cut-paper illustrations capture the eye-catching colors of this underwater world.
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"This stands out from the school of other reef tours on library shelves, both for its special focus and for its riveting illustrations."About the Author:
Sneed B. Collard III has been a biologist and a computer scientist. He's put his knowledge and experience to use by writing more than thirty children's books, including MANY BIOMES, ONE EARTH; BEAKS; and TEETH. He began writing after graduating with honors in marine biology from the University of California at Berkeley. After earning his master s in scientific instrumentation at the University of California at Santa Barbara, he continued to hone his craft while serving as a computer consultant for biologists. He lives in Missoula, Montana."
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Book Description Perfection Learning, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Good. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0756969697