Is It Okay to Pee in the Ocean?: The Fascinating Science of Our Waste and Our World

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Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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8.2 X 10.2 X 0.9 inches | 1.2 pounds

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About the Author

Ella Schwartz is always asking questions and learning new things. She writes books for kids who are just as curious as she is. She is dedicated to encouraging more young people, especially girls, to explore STEM fields and is the award-winning author of Can You Crack the Code? and Stolen Science. She lives in Long Beach, New York.

Lily Williams is the author and illustrator of the If Animals Disappeared nonfiction picture book series and graphic novel Go With The Flow (co-written with Karen Schneemann). She grew up in Northern California where she received her B.F.A. from California College of the Arts. Lily seeks to inspire change, engage audiences, and educate people of all ages with her artwork.


"A steady stream of information about marine chemistry and ecology . . . with a few drops of common sense . . . Well worth a go for being so expansive and a bit more than ankle deep." --Kirkus Reviews

"Scientific information blends seamlessly with fun facts to deliver everything you would want to know about pee . . . This is a science title that will jump off the nonfiction shelf." --School Library Connection

"Hands-on history for budding spies, hackers, or anyone with a secret message to send . . . Offer[s] a broad and lucid survey of cryptographic strategies." --Kirkus Reviews, on Can You Crack the Code?

"A useful counterweight to conventional books describing breakthroughs in science, medicine, and engineering." --Booklist, on Stolen Science