584: Alex Nogués: One Million Oysters on Top of the Mountain

Written by a geologist, this inquisitive journey guides readers through the movements of seas, strata, and tectonic plates. The landscapes of the present can be clues to events in the past. Lush, atmospheric illustrations offer fascinating details to discover, and sidebars and an extensive glossary provide intriguing connections to marine biology and scientific history. 

“The mountain rock was once on the bottom of the ocean floor!”

“One Million Oysters on Top of the Mountain”. Written by Alex Nogués. Illustrated by Miren Asiain Lora. First published in Spanish in 2019. Translation in English by Lawrence Schimel. Published in English by Eerdmans Books for Young Readers in 2021. Bought thanks to a sold woven bookmark ❤️

Photos by Anna Iltnere / Sea Library

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