Super Shark Encyclopedia and Other Creatures of the Deep

208p. charts. diags. glossary. index. photos. DK. 2015. Tr $24.99. ISBN 9781465435842.
Gr 3–8—This book presents a rare perspective into the creatures of the deep, with engaging images and clear facts. Sharks are the main focus, but there are captivating chapters devoted to many other creatures, including the giant clam, spiny devil fish, sea horse, Gentoo penguin, and sea otter, making this title ideal for research purposes and pleasure reading alike. The animals are divided into five sections: "Amazing Anatomy," "Animal Athletes," "Life Stories," "Supernatural Senses," and "Exploring the Deep." Topics such as size, life span, and diet are featured for each entry, and often charts accompany the facts. Detailed diagrams and large, stunning, colorful photographs complement the captivating text.
VERDICT Secure this work as an awe-inspiring resource on sharks and other wildlife of the deep for students and teachers.

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