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Please Be Nice to Sharks

Fascinating Facts about the Ocean's Most Misunderstood Creaturesvolume 1

Matt Weiss, Daniel Botelho (Photographer)


List Price: 12.95*
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Meet 14 cool sharks (and one manta ray) and see why it's important to BE NICE TO SHARKS Though they're often portrayed as vicious man-eaters, sharks actually kill fewer than 10 people per year. Yet those myths cause real harm: many species are being hunted to extinction, with as many as 100-200 million sharks being killed each year. This humorous book humanizes the incredible shark through breathtaking, original, underwater photography along with incredible facts about these amazing creatures in the wild--sending kids a crucial message about conservation in an irresistible format.

Union Square Kids, 9781454917489, 32pp.

Publication Date: June 7, 2016

About the Author

Please Be Nice To Sharks is author and photographer Matt Weiss's first children's book. Matt is the owner of Dive Photo Guide and is a diver, photographer, biologist, author, and ocean lover. Matt lives in New York. Follow him on Twitter at either @MattDPG or @DivePhotoGuide and learn more about him on his website: