Excellent introduction to sea life spotlights at least one example of marine plant and animal life for each letter of the alphabet. More than 60 different species are represented in detailed, accurate illustrations - from Anemone clownfish and Kelp to Moorish idol and Ziebell's handfish. For ages 10 and up. 27 black-and-white illustrations. Identifications.
In addition to illustrating books for Dover, Ruth Soffer has also done work for other major publishing houses. An artist specializing in natural science subjects, she lives in Brooklyn, New York.