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XXL Ocean - Sharks, whales, killer whales, squid and other giants of the sea


All of us, since childhood, have been attracted by words like "large" or "gigantic", both for the works of man and for outsized plants or animals, such as dinosaurs for example. The large animals, however, have not all disappeared... many of them still live on our planet, especially in the immensities of the oceans, as this book tells us.

Thanks to the evocative illustrations and scientifically accurate texts, readers will discover the giants of the sea, what they are like and how they live. From the imposing blue whale to the narwhal, whose incredible tusk gave life to the myth of the unicorn, from the mysterious whale shark, the largest fish in existence today, to the frightening white shark and the enormous giant Pacific octopus, the gigantic creatures of underwater world, their habits, their lifestyle will no longer have secrets! The videos selected on YouTube, also accessible via QR Code, will accompany children on an extraordinary underwater journey, to observe fish in their habitat as if in a real dive.

A fascinating journey to discover what there is to know about the most famous giants of the sea.

Reasons of interest:

  • Illustrations of great visual impact accompanied by clear and exhaustive texts, full of interesting information and curiosities.
  • For each subject, the common name and scientific name, size, diet and geographical area in which it is widespread are indicated.
  • QR Codes and links allow access to spectacular videos, thanks to which it is possible to delve into the behavior and lifestyle of many giants of the sea in detail.
  • Size: 26 × 32.7 cm
  • 152 pages
  • 4 color printing
  • Hardcover
  • ISBN 978 2 88935 412 2

Angelo Mojetta, marine biologist, collaborates with television networks and nature and diving magazines (National Geographic, La magazine della Natura, AQVA, Oasis, Sub, Airone) and is the author of over 350 articles and books. He won the award for best guide to the underwater world at the World Underwater Image Festival in Antibes (1997) and the Golden Trident of the International Academy of Underwater Sciences and Techniques (2012).