From the creators of the documentary My Octopus Teacher, a journey into the underwater world that inspired it—and holds transformative lessons. In the marine science behind the stunning photos, we learn how to track sea hares, cuttlefish, and limpets, and we witness strange new behaviors never before documented in marine biology
Beautiful ... The magical world they entered on each dive is illustrated with Foster’s amazing photographs, revealing the true nature of this underwater forest ... This is a truly extraordinary glimpse into a realm few would otherwise see.
[A] fascinating tour ... Jane Goodall’s introduction offers the keystone sentiment...though Foster’s photographic essays...and Frylinck’s diaristic prose are equally as illusory. The two story modes mesh together well for the most part, though the perspective shifts can feel jumpy at times. Still, Foster and Frylinck’s affectingly personal and delicate storytelling will sit deep with naturalists of the ocean and land alike.
An intriguing nature memoir packed with beautiful photos ... The authors alternate their narration, which interweaves with stunning images that capture the intricate details of the marine life they have encountered ... The authors also share childhood memories. While these stories are important to understanding their current lives, some of the personal details are disturbing, including accounts of abandonment and abuse ... A captivating call to take time to observe and live in the moment.