Books by Helen Scales

EYE OF THE SHOAL by Helen Scales
Released: July 3, 2018

"Entertaining reading for anyone interested in the captivating underworld realm of fish."
"The world's waters—fresh and salty, shallow and deep—are teeming with remarkable species" of fish. Marine biologist Scales (Spirals in Time: The Secret Life and Curious Afterlife of Seashells, 2015, etc.) introduces readers to a remarkable array. Read full book review >
SPIRALS IN TIME by Helen Scales
Released: July 21, 2015

"An enchanting, accessible tour of the seashell and its place and purpose within the natural world."
British marine biologist Scales (Poseidon's Steed: The Story of Seahorses, from Myth to Reality, 2009) reinvigorates conchology and the lost art of seashell appreciation.Read full book review >
Released: Sept. 17, 2009

"The writing is uneven, but the author makes a solid case for a rare and wondrous creature."
A window into the life of an enticing marine animal "so strange and yet so perfectly pleasing." Read full book review >