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Animal Instincts: A Killer Shark

Series: Animal Instincts

By: Tom Jackson(Author)

32 pages, colour illustrations

Hodder Wayland Publishers

Paperback | Jan 2013 | #204566 | ISBN-13: 9780750271417
Availability: Usually dispatched within 5 days Details
NHBS Price: £8.99 $12/€10 approx
Hardback | Nov 2011 | #219196 | ISBN-13: 9780750265867
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About this book

Follow a great white shark's life cycle, from birth to finding a mate and old age. Learn about the different aspects of the biology of sharks: how they sense the world, find their food, reproduce and communicate with each other.

Sections of A Killer Shark are written in first-person narrative, giving a clear understanding of the way sharks behave and how they grow, learn, move, fight, rest and play.


- Giant hunter
- All at sea
- What's that noise?
- The whiff of blood
- Built to swim
- Always on the lookout
- Friend or foe?
- Attack!
- In the jaws
- Meeting humans
- Under attack
- Finding a mate
- Saving sharks
- Quiz

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Tom Jackson has been a writer for 20 years. He has written more than 80 books and contributed to hundreds more. Tom gets to write about a wide range of subjects, everything from axolotls to zoroastrianism. However, his specialties are natural history, technology and all things scientific. Tom spends his days finding fun ways of communicating these kinds of facts, new and old, to all age groups and reading abilities. Tom lives in Bristol, England, with his wife and three children. He studied zoology at Bristol University and has had spells working at the zoos in Jersey and Surrey. Tom has also worked as a conservationist, which saw him planting trees in Somerset, surveying Vietnamese jungle and rescuing wildlife from drought-ridden Zimbabwe. Writing jobs have also taken him to the Galapagos Islands, the Amazon rain forest, the coral reefs of Indonesia and the Sahara Desert. Nowadays, he can be found mainly in the attic.

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