He's quick. He's silent. He has five rows of deadly teeth. Chomp! Meet the shark--the fish who ruled the deep before dinosaurs roamed the Earth! This fish has soft cartilage so he can glide, twist, and turn before his prey can say "gulp!" He can smell a single drop of blood in 25 million drops of ocean. He can feel electricity given off by his prey. He will lose and replace more than 10,000 teeth in his lifetime. Cool photos bring kids into the shark's world. Fun facts go deep into the shark's scary science.
About the Author
Anne Schreiber is a graduate in Science Education from Cornell University and began her career as an elementary school teacher. She wrote the science content for the Magic School Bus television series. She has written more than a dozen books for young children. She lives in Brooklyn, NY.
ISBN: 9781426302862 ISBN-10: 142630286X Series: National Geographic Readers Audience:
For Ages: 5 - 8 years old For Grades: 1 - 2 Format:
Number Of Pages: 32 Published: 8th July 2008 Publisher: National Geographic Society
Dimensions (cm): 22.1 x 12.4
Weight (kg): 0.08