Zobi and the Zoox

Ailsa Wild; Aviva Reed; Briony Barr; Gregory Crocetti

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Winner of the 2019 Whitley Medal

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, 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 Bleachingis 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
  • Accurate scientific text, created in collaboration with coral scientists
  • Engages children in the invisible world of microbes
  • An extensively re-worked edition of an original book published in 2015
  • The Small Friends Books series combines cutting-edge scientific research, rich narrative and beautiful illustrations to tell stories that describe symbiotic partnerships between microbes and larger life forms.

ISBN: 9781486309603
Publication Date: 01-Jun-2018
Publisher: CSIRO Publishing