The second in a series of four books following the adventures of a family involved in animal conservation. Nail-biting, exciting and based on fact, this is a story with punch!
Two children accompany their parents as they travel the world helping animals on the verge of extinction. As their parents work alongside international agencies, the children have their own thrilling adventures. In this book, Joe, his sister Aesha and their parents travel to a remote island in the Philippines to take part in an intriguing seahorse project in a marine protected area. Joe befriends Dario, a local boy, and as they explore the island, Joe unravels the identity of the criminals who've been dynamite fishing and damaging the fragile coral reefs nearby.Exciting snorkelling trips, snapshots of island life and a thrilling chase scene are all featured in an exotic setting. Plenty of information is included on marine life, such as seahorses, mangrove sharks and reef fish.
Shadows under the Sea is written with the assistance and guidance of London Zoo's conservation team. All information is accurate and the stories are full of excitement and tension. Sally Grindley is the author of bestselling and award-winning fiction for young readers. Here she brings to life a story of intrigue set on a Filipino island.
Sally Grindley lives in Cheltenham, UK. She has been involved with children's books nearly all her working life, first as editor of the children's book club Books for Children, and for almost as long as a children's author. Sally's novel Spilled Water won a Smarties Gold Medal, as well as other regional awards, such as the Lincolnshire Young People's Award.