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Book - Boats! (And Other Things That Float)

$24.99 AUD

A fun, visual miscellany for children who love anything boat related. Each double-page spread features a different group of boats and other watercraft to explore, such as lifeboats, racing dragon boats, and super submarines.

Take to the water with this fun, visual miscellany for children who love anything boat related! Each double-page spread features a different group of boats and other watercraft to explore, such as helpful lifeboats, racing dragon boats and super submarines. Discover rowing, fishing and record-breaking boats from around the world, plus hard-working ships such as icebreakers and fireboats. Explore inside a car ferry, visit the floating market and find out how a boat floats.

Filled with hundreds of different boats, ships, subs, and other wonderful watercraft, even the most avid young boat fanatic will discover new vessels they haven't seen before!

About the Authors

Bryony Davies works in children's publishing where she edits, writes and commissions a wide variety of books. She lives in Hertfordshire with her family and ever-increasing menagerie of pets, which currently includes a large Labrador, a rather lazy cat, five fish, and four noisy chickens.

Maria Brzozowska is a visual storyteller who enjoys taking a poetic approach to her art creating new, unknown lands. She uses traditional painting techniques aided by digital methods. She also works with children's book publishers and loves illustrating magical and poetic stories.

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