Internationally renowned author and scientist Tim Flannery explores our planet’s rivers and oceans and the extraordinary animals that live in them.
Can jellyfish become zombies?
Are narwhals unicorns?
Can a turtle live in a tree?
Tim Flannery has the answers. In this informed and accessible book, he introduces some of the most spectacular and unusual creatures in Earth’s waters with in-depth and often bizarre facts. Flannery ties together concepts of climate change, evolution, conservation, and taxonomy throughout each animal’s profile, firmly connecting it to its environment while sparking wonder at its role in the natural world.
Packed with vibrant illustrations and guided by real-life anecdotes from one of our greatest science communicators, Weird, Wild, Amazing! Water teaches readers to cherish and delight in our planet’s ecosystems with Tim Flannery’s signature mix of humor and wisdom.
About the Author
Tim Flannery, FAA, is an Australian mammologist, environmentalist, and scientist. He has published more than thirty books. He lives in Melbourne.
Sam Caldwell is an illustrator based in London. His art has appeared in the Guardian, Independent, and Granta.