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Zobi and the Zoox

A Story of Coral Bleaching

Ailsa Wild (author) Aviva Reed (author)
Briony Barr (author)
Gregory Crocetti (author)

ISBN: 9781486309603

Publication Date: May 2018

Format: Hardback

With her home under threat from a warming ocean, Zobi, a brave rhizobia bacterium, teams up with a family of slow but steady zoox (zooxanthellae). As the coral bleaches, everyone begins to starve...Can Zobi and the zoox work together to save the day? This beautifully illustrated science-adventure story, set on the Great Barrier Reef, will delight and captivate primary-school aged readers.
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With her home under threat from a warming ocean, Zobi, a brave rhizobia bacterium, teams up with a familyof slow but steady zoox (zooxanthellae). As the coral bleaches, everyone begins to starve...

Can Zobi and the zoox work together to save the day?

This beautifully illustrated science-adventure story, set on the Great Barrier Reef, was originally published in 2015, but has been extensively re-written and revised to delight and captivate primary-school aged readers.

Zobi and the Zoox: A Story of Coral Bleaching is the first in the new Small Friends Books series – Stories of Partnership and Cooperation in Nature.

FEATURES:
  • A beautifully illustrated science-adventure story, set on the Great Barrier Reef
  • Combines cutting-edge scientific research, rich narrative and beautiful illustrations to tell a story about the symbiotic partnerships between microbes and larger life forms
  • Extensively re-worked primary readers' edition of the original 2015 book


*Winner of the 2019 Whitney Medal!
Pages 44
Dimensions 230 x 230
Date Published 30 May 2018
Publisher CSIRO Publishing
Series Small Friends Books
Series Part 1
Subject/s Educational material  
Ailsa Wild creates stories for theatre and paper pages. She loves collaborating with acrobats, scientists and children and her favourite question is ... But why?

Aviva Reed is a multi-disciplinary visual ecologist who creates immersive experiences to explore complex science.

Briony Barr is a conceptual artist, designer and interdisciplinary thinker, who is fascinated in the relationships between large and small.

Gregory Crocetti combines his microbial ecology experience with science education skills in an attempt to teach the world that microbes are marvellous.

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