John Farndon studied earth sciences at Cambridge University and has written more than 300 reference and general interest books for children and adults, including How the Earth Works, Amazing Planet Earth, Natural World, China Rises, India Booms, 365: Modern History, The Universe Explained, and 101 Facts You Should Know about Food. His books have been translated into most major languages, and he has been shortlisted four times for the Royal Society Prize for Science Books. He lives in London.
Informative and engaging . . . Outstanding color photographs and authoritative, accessible text define the <i>Atlas of Oceans</i>, which is recommended for public and undergraduate libraries. --Nancy Cannon, <i>Booklist</i>--Nancy Cannon Booklist