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Book details
  • Genre:JUVENILE NONFICTION
  • SubGenre:Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Water (Oceans, Lakes, etc.)
  • Language:English
  • Pages:48
  • eBook ISBN:9789810792626

Is the Seawater Always Blue?

by Shabana Muhajir

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Overview
Be a part of Ayaan and Rayan’s intellectual journey, and find out that seas not only appear blue, but gray, green and even brown at times. Discover the four seas named after colours, and the reasons behind the origin of their names. Both parents and kids should find Ayaan and Rayan’s fact-finding trip fascinating. A non-fiction story that is easy to read and understand.
Description
Join Ayaan and Rayan on their summer break in Langkawi, Malaysia. While playing at the beach, the boys notice that the seawater cupped in their hands appears clear; however, the sea appears blue. The two boys always curious about things, approach their mother to explain the reason behind the blue sea. Be a part of Ayaan and Rayan’s intellectual journey, and find out that seas not only appear blue, but gray, green and even brown at times. Discover the four seas named after colours, and the reasons behind the origin of their names. Both parents and kids should find Ayaan and Rayan’s fact-finding trip fascinating. A non-fiction story that is easy to read and understand.
About the author
Shabana, who is a Canadian, spent her early years in various countries and now lives with her husband, two sons and three birds in Singapore. She has a Master’s degree in Education from Newfoundland and a Master’s in Business Administration from Windsor, Canada. She worked for a telecommunications company in Canada and Singapore for thirteen years as a marketing and business development professional. She’s currently working as a Director at a consulting firm, and serving as the PTA Room parent coordinator at her sons’ school. She recently became a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators - The international professional organization for writers and illustrators of children’s literature. She loves to read both fiction and non-fiction books. Her kids are also avid readers and love performing experiments and finding out how things work. She conducts weekly experiments with them based on their interest and level of understanding. It was her boys’ curiosity and endless questions that led her to write her first book, Why is the Sky Blue? She plans to write a series of non-fiction books on thought-provoking and interesting topics for children.
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