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  • ISBN: 9781465463128
  • ISBN: 1465463127
  • Physical Description: 125 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
  • Edition: Second edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : DK Publishing, 2017.

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General Note: Includes index.
Summary, etc.: Through hundreds of photographs, diagrams, maps, and illustrations, readers will learn where sharks lurk, what they eat, and why they do what they do, as well as hear from scientists and shark-attack survivors.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2008 September #1
    This abundantly illustrated, attractively designed collection of bite-size information about sharks and shark-related trivia will entertain and inform young readers. The topics covered include shark anatomy and physiology, behavioral habits, dietary preferences, and prehistoric relatives. Profiles of better-known species include plenty of information about their unique traits. Also covered are portrayals of sharks in mythology, popular culture, and literature, including some brief excerpts of Moby-Dick and The Old Man and the Sea. Double-page spreads that feature issues of The Chondrichthyes Chronicles, a faux newspaper that reports shark-related discoveries and scientific research, appear throughout the book. Hokey attempts to maintain a light tone with jokey asides and headings that may elicit more groans than grins, and it's unfortunate that there are no suggestions for further reading. Still, shark fans and browsers will enjoy the book's facts, packed layouts, and eye-catching visuals. Copyright 2008 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world's leading illustrated reference publisher and part of Penguin Random House, formed on July 1, 2013. DK publishes highly visual, photographic nonfiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 87 countries and in 62 languages, with offices in Delhi, London, Melbourne, Munich, New York, and Toronto. DK's aim is to inform, enrich, and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivalled clarity to a wide range of topics with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products.   Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery, and parenting. DK’s extensive children’s list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers, and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the bestselling LEGO® books. DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series and Prima Games, video gaming publishers, as well as the award-winning travel publisher, Rough Guides.

Subject: Sharks
Sharks Juvenile literature
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