Kenneth Mallory

Adventure Beneath the Sea: Living in an Underwater Science Station


What would it be like to live sixty feet below the ocean waves? Author Ken Mallory and photographer Brian Skerry found out. They spent a week in the Aquarius underwater laboratory on a coral reef off the Florida Keys. They lived in cramped quarters. They went scuba diving every day—to study the fish of the reef and to use the underwater outhouse. They slept in bunks with the constant crackle of snapping shrimp coming through the shell of their underwater home. Skerry’s photographs from the pages of National Geographic Magazine capture the stunning sights of a strange undersea habitat.

Selected Works

nonfiction children's
Adventure Beneath the Sea: Living in an Underwater Science Station
What it's like to live and work in an underwater science station
Nonfiction
The Boston Harbor Islands National Park Area
A beautiful and impressively informative introduction to the national park islands of Boston Harbor.
Nonfiction Children's
Swimming with Hammerhead Sharks
"May well inspire some children to turn to marine biology or photography as a lifelong interest."
--from School Library Journal, Starred
Nonfiction Science
The Last Extinction
"The Last Extinction is compelling reading. It is well written and attractively presented."
--Alexandra Dixon and Brian Bertram, Nature