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Nerdy Babies: Ocean

Nerdy Babies: Ocean

Nerdy Babies (Volume 1)

Written and illustrated by Emmy Kastner

Roaring Brook Press


Nerdy Babies is a new series that will ignite curiosity in even the youngest readers and encourage them to ask questions and explore the world around them.

In Nerdy Babies: Ocean, follow our intrepid infants into the watery depths. Check out animals, plants, and fish that live in the ocean. Plus, learn about the unique ecosystem in this simple text written in question and answer format.

With bright artwork by Emmy Kastner, this will be a book that the very littlest nerds will want to return to again and again.

Stay curious. There’s more to learn about everything!

Praise for Nerdy Babies: Ocean

"Kastner provides a cheerful, appealing introduction to science topics for young audiences. Her approach is simple, straightforward, and age-appropriate, making it easy for children to digest concepts that could otherwise be confusing or overly complicated. The illustrations are bright, colorful, and eye-catching, providing details and additional facts that eager and curious kids will enjoy spotting as they read." - School Library Journal

Praise for Nerdy Babies: Space
"Using bright, bold colors and simple lines and dots, Kastner gives each planet personality and facial features." - Kirkus


Reviews from Goodreads

Written and illustrated by Emmy Kastner

Emmy Kastner is a former classroom teacher and the co-founder of Read and Write Kalamazoo (RAWK), a nonprofit devoted to cultivating reading and writing for youth pre-K through high school. She lives in Kalamazoo, Michigan, with her husband and three young kids. Emmy's books include Nerdy Babies: Ocean and Nerdy Babies: Space.

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Lori Morgan Gottschling

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