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Sharks Have Six Senses

Series: Let's-Read-And-Find-Out Science Stage 2

By: John F Waters (Author), Bob Barner (Illustrator)

40 pages, colour illustrations

Harper Collins

Paperback | Jun 2015 | #224189 | ISBN-13: 9780064451918
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NHBS Price: £5.99 $8/€7 approx

About this book

In the ocean, sharks are near the top of the food chain. Sharks have the same five senses as humans do, but they have an extra sixth sense that makes them especially deadly hunters. What is this sense and how does a shark use all six senses to track down prey? Read and find out! With colorful illustrations from Bob Barner and engaging text from John F. Waters, Sharks Have Six Senses is a fascinating look into one of the most powerful predators in the sea. Featuring rich marine-biology vocabulary bolded throughout the text, this book also includes a Find Out More section with additional shark facts and web research prompts about shark conservation efforts.

Both the text and the artwork were vetted for accuracy by Dr. George H. Burgess, director of the Program for Shark Research at the Florida Museum of Natural History. This is a Level 2 Let's-Read-and-Find-Out, which means Sharks Have Six Senses explores more challenging concepts for children in the primary grades and supports the Common Core Learning Standards and Next Generation Science Standards. Let's-Read-And-Find-Out is the winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Science Books & Films Prize for Outstanding Science Series.



Age Level: 5 to 10 years

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Biography

John F. Waters was the author of over thirty books for children about science, including two Junior Literary Guild selections, The Crab from Yesterday and Neighborhood Puddle.

Bob Barner has written and illustrated over twenty-five children's books, including Dem Bones, Dinosaur Bones, and Stars! Stars! Stars! He graduated from the Columbus College of Art and Design and worked as an art director and illustrator before starting his career in publishing. When he is not writing or drawing, he enjoys speaking to young readers at schools and libraries all around the world. Bob lives with his wife, Catherine, in San Francisco, California.

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