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Book Publishing Company Fall 2022

We Are the Ocean
Illustrated by: Sarah Borg By (author): Captain Paul Watson

Illustrated by :

Sarah Borg , Captain Paul Watson





Product Form:



Grade (US) 1 - 2
Sep 05, 2022
$19.95 CAD


10.15in x 8 x 0.3 in | 360 gr

Page Count:

32 pages
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Concepts / General
  • Short Description
Through the eyes of children and their doggie companions, they ask the question "what is the ocean?" Following the cycle of water throughout the planet, they discover that the ocean is a part of everything including themselves.
We Are the Ocean helps children discover a personal connection to water. The author beautifully describes the importance of the ocean in sustaining life of all living plants and animals. Through the eyes of children with their doggie companions, the question of ?what is the ocean?? is answered. Captivating illustrations and imagery show the continuous cycle of water on earth and teach young readers that water is in all the cells of plants and animals, and even in their own bodies. Readers will be surprised to find that their drinking water was "once in the bodies of dinosaurs!" When children learn that the ocean is part of them, they will hopefully learn to love and appreciate it, and take care of the ocean as they grow older.

1. Nurtures a connection to the ocean that will inspire children to protect and cherish the ocean as they grow older.
2. Children learn about the cycle of water and how the ocean and water sustain all life on this planet.
3. A beautifully written educational book for young children that explains how nature is a part of them and they are a part of nature.  
4. Captain Paul Watson, a well-known ocean environmentalist and activist, is the founder of Sea Shepherd Conservation Society.
5. Charming illustrations by British artist Sarah Jane Borg and kid-friendly language make the story a delight to read.

Captain Paul Watson, who was born in Toronto, is a well known marine conservation activist who founded the direct-action group Sea Shepherd Conservation Society in 1977. Watson's other recent releases include Defending Orcas (2022), Urgent! (2021), Death of a Whale (2021), and Orcapedia (2020).

Sarah Jane Borg has been a professional artist for 40 years. Born in Devon, England, Sarah helped set up Sea Shepherd UK in 1985. Concerned about children growing up in a doomsday scenario, she was delighted to team up with Paul Watson to help youngsters understand the importance of the ocean.

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