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Could a Shark Do Gymnastics?: And Other Questions

By: Camilla de la Bédoyère (Author), Aleksei Bitskoff (Illustrator)

24 pages, colour illustrations

QED Publishing

Hardback | Feb 2015 | #216870 | ISBN-13: 9781781715819
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NHBS Price: £8.99 $11/€10 approx

About this book

Have you ever wondered what it would be like if a shark went to your school? What If a Shark Could Do Gymnastics? provides a fun and engaging introduction into the life of a great white shark. By imagining animals in everyday scenarios readers can learn about their size, diet and other features. For example, what if a shark went to the dentist? He would be there a long time. A great white shark has nearly 240 teeth! Featuring superb illustrations with an engaging question and answer format, Could a Shark Do Gymnastics? will keep young readers entertained and help them to understand and retain animal facts.

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Camilla De Le Bedoyere was a teacher for 10 years before she became a full-time non-fiction author. She studied Zoology and Geology at Bristol University, and has subsequently written or edited more than 200 books for children and adults, many of which aim to explain and explore the natural world and our relationship with it Camilla is a specialist literacy teacher at a London high school, developing reading skills and encouraging a love of learning through books.

Aleksei Bitskoff always loved to draw as a child, covering his exercise books in doodles. His illustration for the AOI's Transport For London competition was exhibited in the summer and his story Me and You gained 3rd place in the Macmillan Prize. He has also been highly commended in the Cheltenham Illustration Award.

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