Sharks

Sharks : Get Up Close to the Oceans' Most Powerful Predators

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"Inside Access" takes the reader on an exciting, interactive journey through favourite subjects. With lift-up flaps, superb images and the assistance of an authoritative yet friendly guide, in-depth information is presented in a richly visual and irresistible way. "Sharks" follows Angel Finn, an intrepid marine biologist, on a thrilling journey to shark sites around the world. Readers will meet sharks of all shapes and sizes, and learn about ancient sharks, feeding habits and life cycles. Throughout, lift-up flaps reveal why shark skin is not as smooth as it looks, how sharks sense prey and which fish are related to sharks.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 32 pages
  • 210 x 255 x 10mm | 418g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • artwork illustrations & photographs
  • 0753414198
  • 9780753414194

About Stephen Savage

Stephen Savage is a biologist, natural history author and Education Coordinator for the River Ocean Foundation. He also assists the Sea Watch Foundation's marine mammal rescue programme. Stephen has written more than 40 natural history books for children, has a Phd in zoology, and lives in East Sussex, UK. Lyn Stone produces delightful and informative line drawings on a variety of subjects. She was formerly a curator at the Tower of London.show more

Table of contents

4-5 Meet your guide; 6-7 Swimming sharks; 8-9 Ancient sharks; 10-11 Warm waters; 12-13 Deep waters; 14-15 Size, shape and colour; 16-17 Deadly hunters; 18-19 Catching food; 20-21 Shark senses; 22-23 Studying sharks; 24-25 Ocean predators; 26-27 Shark babies; 28-29 Sharks in danger; 30-32 Glossary and index.show more