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The Way of the Weedy Seadragon

Anne Morgan
Illustrated by Lois Bury
Hardback
May 2021
9781486313952
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  • Publisher
    CSIRO Publishing
  • Published
    15th May
  • ISBN 9781486313952
  • Language English
  • Pages 32 pp.
  • Size 9" x 9"
  • Images color illus throughout
$18.99

Can you imagine a strange and colorful fish that looks like a dragon? It can’t fly or breathe fire, but it is an excellent dancer!

The weedy seadragon is an amazing fish with a talent for camouflage, weird eating habits, and a unique courtship dance. But its habitat and future are threatened. This enchanting story takes you under the sea to meet this mysterious sea creature, and reveals its weird and wonderful ways.

Do you believe in dragons?

Written by Anne Morgan, and beautifully illustrated by Lois Bury, The Way of the Weedy Seadragon invites you to dive into the astonishing life of one of the world’s most curious sea creatures.

Features:

  • Showcases a fascinating species with charming behaviors and interesting physical features such as leaf-like appendages that assist with camouflage
  • Includes a glossary and a section explaining more about the weedy seadragon and the environmental threats it faces
  • Enchanting illustrations by Lois Bury bring to life the strange and beautiful weedy seadragon and its environment.

Anne Morgan

Anne Morgan has a PhD in writing and is the author of a number of children’s books and a volume of poetry. Anne trained as a Biology, Drama, and English teacher, and has taught in Tasmania, the Northern Territory, and China. She has also worked at the Australian Antarctic Division and at the former National Oceans Office in Hobart. These days she has an adventure a day (real or imagined) at Adventure Bay, Bruny Island.

Lois Bury

Lois Bury is an artist based in Tasmania and has illustrated several books for children. She is a founding Director of Bruny Island Foundation for the Arts, bringing visual and performing arts to the Island.

weedy seadragon; marine animals; Australia