Sharks and Other Deadly Ocean Creatures Visual Encyclopedia

Author DK
Hardcover
$17.99 US
7.44"W x 9.44"H x 0.77"D  
On sale May 31, 2016 | 208 Pages | 978-1-4654-5084-5
| Grades 4-7

Swimming with sharks sounds a terrifying prospect, but not when it is from the comfort of your living room.

This comprehensive visual encyclopedia takes you deep into the world’s waters to meet the deadliest ocean predators – without you even getting wet!

Do you know which creature has tentacles longer than a bus? Or what was the largest shark that ever lived? Where does the tiger shark get its name? Which fish has the deadliest venom? And which fish has the strongest bite of anything on Earth? Sharks and Other Deadly Ocean Creatures answers all these questions and many, many more.

More than 200 fierce fish from the past and present are featured in fact-packed profiles. You’ll come face to face with great white sharks, manta rays, saltwater crocodiles, giant squid, biting barracudas, and predatory piranhas all shown with exciting CGI technology and stunning photography. You’ll learn about shark anatomy, behaviour, and habitats alongside fun, factual text presented in an easily accessible format.



Whether you’re a water baby or simply studying for a school project, this is your one-stop shop for sharks and other deadly ocean creatures.

We believe in the power of discovery. That's why we create books for everyone that explore ideas and nurture curiosity about the world we live in.
 
From first words to the Big Bang, from the wonders of nature to city adventures, you will find expert knowledge, hours of fun and endless inspiration in the pages of our books. 

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"Kids will love poring over the wide array of animals captured within its pages." — Booklist

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Swimming with sharks sounds a terrifying prospect, but not when it is from the comfort of your living room.

This comprehensive visual encyclopedia takes you deep into the world’s waters to meet the deadliest ocean predators – without you even getting wet!

Do you know which creature has tentacles longer than a bus? Or what was the largest shark that ever lived? Where does the tiger shark get its name? Which fish has the deadliest venom? And which fish has the strongest bite of anything on Earth? Sharks and Other Deadly Ocean Creatures answers all these questions and many, many more.

More than 200 fierce fish from the past and present are featured in fact-packed profiles. You’ll come face to face with great white sharks, manta rays, saltwater crocodiles, giant squid, biting barracudas, and predatory piranhas all shown with exciting CGI technology and stunning photography. You’ll learn about shark anatomy, behaviour, and habitats alongside fun, factual text presented in an easily accessible format.



Whether you’re a water baby or simply studying for a school project, this is your one-stop shop for sharks and other deadly ocean creatures.

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We believe in the power of discovery. That's why we create books for everyone that explore ideas and nurture curiosity about the world we live in.
 
From first words to the Big Bang, from the wonders of nature to city adventures, you will find expert knowledge, hours of fun and endless inspiration in the pages of our books. 

https://www.dk.com/ View titles by DK

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"Kids will love poring over the wide array of animals captured within its pages." — Booklist

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