547: Helen Scales: The Great Barrier Reef

Helen Scale’s first book for children with beautiful illustrations by the artist Lisk Feng. With nearly 400,000 square kilometres of dazzling colour, intricate ecosystems and unique creatures, the Great Barrier Reef is one of the greatest natural wonders of our world. In this stunning illustrated guide, discover the plants and animals that live in this vast underwater treasure trove. Meet the scientists who have explored and studied its depths and learn about the history and culture of the Aboriginal people who have lived alongside this natural wonder for thousands of years.

“It is a place as fragile as it is magnificent.”

Helen Scales “The Great Barrier Reef” is illustrated by Lisk Feng. Published by Flying Eye Books in 2021. Bought for the library thanks to a sold woven bookmark 💙

Photos by Anna Iltnere / Sea Library

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