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The most useful snippets from our authors, all in one place. DEPTH discusses topics of diving, equipment and environment, physics and physiology, technique and technology, and hyperbarics.

[Videos] Penguins in Antarctica

Dan Orr, author of Scuba Diving Safety, recently returned from a trip to Antarctica. He shared these two videos for BestKids Club members to enjoy.

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Spending Time with Mary Higgins Clark

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Recently Alese Pechter, author of Skyward Bound attended the BookExpo in New York City, NY. BookExpo is the largest trade book show in the USA. She was promoting her recently released children's book, Skyward Bound. While at the show, Alese had the good fortune of meeting and spending time with world famous author Mary Higgins Clark who was also at the show promoting her new book. 

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Why Harry Hawksbill Is My Hero

One of the reasons why author Paul Mila chose a sea turtle as the main character in Harry Hawksbill Helps His Friends was to bring sea turtles to the forefront of peoples' minds when thinking about ocean conservation.

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Selecting the Characters for Harry Hawksbill Helps His Friends

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Author Paul Mila, wrote Harry Hawksbill Helps His Friends to impart both a social message for young children and also to teach them about sea life.

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Join Alese Pechter at Book Expo in NYC

Content is being consumed in more dynamic ways than ever before and new methods must be used to engage readers.

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To Illustrate or Photograph?

When author Paul Mila was writing Harry Hawksbill Helps His Friends, he and the Best Publishing Company editorial staff wrestled with one main question: should we use his underwater photographs to tell the story, or retain the services of an illustrator?

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A behind the scenes glimpse of the writing of Harry Hawksbill Helps His Friends

What does it look like to write a book? 

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Diving with Sea Turtles

It's always makes for a great dive when sea turtles are nearby, don't you agree?!

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Sea life help children make sense of the world

Can one sea turtle change the world? If anyone can, it's Harry Hawksbill! 

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The perfect holiday gift for the tiny diver in your life

[Article reprinted with permission from Adventure Sports Network, Inc.] 

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Harry Hawksbill makes a big splash in the Northeast!

Paul Mila and his recently released book, Harry Hawksbill Helps His Friends is making a big splash around the Northeast!

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