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Monsters of the sea

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Legendary, extinct, existing: aquatic monsters of every era and latitude can be grouped into these three broad categories. Fierce and bizarre beings such as sea serpents, giant squids and surviving dinosaurs populate the legends of many ancient and modern peoples, but are also protagonists of current scientific studies.

In this illustrated book, some of the most impressive water monsters of all time take shape in images of great impact, revealing their secrets thanks to the detailed explanations of a well-known marine biologist and the texts that tell fantastic adventures narrated by the voice of an explorer.

Between science and mythology, prehistory and the modern world, this book sheds light on the mysteries of the most amazing aquatic creatures, leading the little reader to discover all the details of their biology and their lifestyle, the fantastic stories of which they are protagonists and also the way in which some of them, long thought to be the result of fantasy, finally turned out to be real.

An exciting journey among the legendary monsters of the underwater world.

Reasons of interest:

  • The dynamic and spectacular illustrations that accompany the texts involve children and transport them underwater into the heart of the action.
  • The compelling and informative texts, written by a scientific communicator specialized in the sea and by a children's author, provide curious information on large sea monsters, while also leaving room for the imagination.
  • The most famous monsters of legends such as the Kraken, the Loch Ness Monster and the mysterious creature from Lake Télé, will come to life in the pages of this book, leaving young readers with bated breath.
  • Size: 24.5 × 32.3 cm
  • 72 pages
  • 4 color printing
  • Hardcover

Angelo Mojetta, marine and underwater biologist, has collaborated with television networks, magazines and periodicals (National Geographic, AQVA, Oasis, Sub, Airone) and is the author of over 300 articles and 50 books. Today he edits the diving section for La magazine della Natura. He won the award for best guide at the 1997 Antibes World Underwater Image Festival and the Golden Trident of the International Academy of Underwater Sciences and Techniques in 2012.

Enrico Lavagno is the author of various volumes dedicated to the naturalistic and artistic beauties of the world. For NuiNui he created Planet Earth. Atlas for Children (2017).

The Studio is an atelier that deals with graphic design and creative illustration, specializing in children's books and concept design. It is based in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam (lá means “leaf” in Vietnamese). He has published numerous books for various publishing houses and for NuiNui he illustrated Shao Li and the Wolf Gregory, Stories of dragons, Achilles - The dragon with small wings, Nasù - Ugly ugly beautiful beautiful, The metamorphosis of Fru-Fru, the pop up volume Fantastic animals. The adventures of Mirmicoleoni, Aquaporci and Bonnacon and three titles from the "Fables in Origami" series: Alice in Wonderland, Beauty and the Beast and The Wizard of Oz.