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Shark (DK Eyewitness Books Series)

Shark (DK Eyewitness Books Series)

by Miranda Macquitty


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How big can a whale shark get? How dangerous is a great white shark? How common are shark attacks and how can you avoid them?

Discover everything weird and wonderful about these fascinating fish, from where they live to what is being done to protect them. Look inside a shark’s body to learn how it eats and breathes. Explore why some sharks swim so fast and how tail shapes affect the way that different shark species move.

Did you know that the first sharks existed before the dinosaurs? Or that sharks have a sixth sense that helps them to locate prey? This clear and simple guide dives deep to examine these topics alongside stunning photography and detailed illustrations so you’ll learn by seeing.

The perfect guide for kids, Eyewitness Shark is ideal for homework projects or just if you want to learn more about these incredible creatures. 

Supports the Common Core State Standards

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781465426154
Publisher: DK
Publication date: 08/18/2014
Series: DK Eyewitness
Pages: 72
Sales rank: 180,179
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: IG1170L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Miranda MacQuitty is a writer and biologist. She is the author of Secret Worlds: Shark, Eyewitness: Desert, and Eyewitness: Ocean. She is also a frequent collaborator and contributor to museums, aquariums, nature centers, and scientific publications. 

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