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Sharks dives right into the world of these awesome animals, giving in-depth coverage of shark behaviour, shark habitats and the surprising variety of sharks that inhabit our oceans. Find out about shark attacks, discover how sharks breathe, swim, communicate and catch their prey, and get up-to-date on the latest news about research, shark-watching and conservation.
Paperback, 64 pages
Published April 13th 2010 by Kingfisher
(first published June 10th 2008)
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Apr 12, 2014 Pearl rated it liked it · review of another edition
Although an all-round good shark book, it includes a shark bite victim. This proved to have a negative affect on my shark-adoring daughter, giving her some fears. She still adores sharks though. Too many books include the whole killer myth, but we try to find the ones that deal with them simply as another creature of the ocean.
Apr 07, 2013 Melynda Moore added it · review of another edition
What:This book includes actual photos and detailed descriptions. It would be a more difficult read for 1st graders but would be a great way to learn new vocabulary and practice some reading strategies such as decoding and contextual clues. This book is very detailed and contains a great deal of information. It is a chapter book which is something that first graders are being introduced to. There is a summary at the end of each chapter which serves as a great way to look back at important details ...more
Miranda Smith is a long-standing editor of information books for both children and adults. She has a particular interest in the field of natural history and has written books and articles for children on the subject, including the encyclopedic Living Earth (for Dorling Kindersley).More about Miranda Smith...