Originally from Switzerland, Sabrina Weiss is a London-based science communicator who works for an environmental society and as a freelance writer. She previously worked in the non-profit, aviation, and technology sectors, tasked with presenting complex information in an engaging and understandable way. Since completing her masters in communication design in 2012, Giulia De Amicis has been working as a visual designer and illustrator. Her work mainly focuses on presenting information through graphics for newspapers, magazines, and the environmental sector, with a particular interest in marine ecology, geography, and human rights.
"A dive into the ocean's wonders, from edge to abyss. De Amicis' painted illustrations give this wide-angled survey a strong visual draw, as sea life floats on every page in grand displays of exotic shapes, gracefully angled fins and spikes, tendrils and tentacles, intricate patterns of dots and stripes. Offers both a global view and art to pore over." - Kirkus Reviews"Beautifully painted illustrations of marine life fill the pages to create a broad and brimming overview of the ocean...both entertaining and informative." BayViews Journal, Association of Children's Booksellers"Stylishly illustrated...The plight of our oceans is something that has really come to the fore and it's so good to see that children's books are picking up on this and ensuring that future generations are aware of what needs to be done to save them - and this book, with its mass of information and detailed pictures will help with that." - Parents in Touch"Gorgeous...This book gives a great overview of the ocean and then has chapters that show some of the more curious aspects of the deep...pieced together to excite a young mind to discover more."- Books my Kids Read"A great title for readers who are curious about the ocean and who like to browse and explore; each page is full of basic information and numerous helpful and interesting facts."- School Library Connection