Your thank-you to Fred is from the bottom of your heart, so how about a book about the bottom of the ocean? Underwater photographer Roger Steene has assembled over 300 full-color photographs into one stunning volume titled Coral Seas (Firefly Books, $50, 1552092909). Steene spent five years traveling worldwide to capture the colorful world of the coral reefs, and the oversized photographs provide up-close detail of the rainbow of creatures that inhabit the deep. A paragraph or two provides just enough information about these inhabitants, but the real focus here (and rightfully so) is Steene's work. Subjects range from a great white humpback whale to the microscopic hard coral's first 14 days (Steene is the only underwater photographer who delves into the microscopic). A great chance to go scuba diving without even getting your toes wet!

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