Super Shark Encyclopedia (Hardcover)

And Other Creatures of the Deep (Super Encyclopedias)

By DK

DK Children, 9781465435842, 208pp.

Publication Date: June 2, 2015

List Price: 24.99*
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Description

A jaw-dropping visual voyage of fun facts discovery exploring the deep waters of the sea and the mysterious creatures that live in it.

Uncover our oceans' secrets in this kid's book with a remarkable array of 80 sharks as well as other fascinating sea creatures that lurk in her depths! This comprehensive encyclopedia for children covers a diverse range of ocean inhabitants in mesmerizing detail.


Incredible 3D digital images, breath-taking photography, and intricate cutaways reveal more about the species of the ocean depths than ever before, complemented by informative kid-friendly profile text to turn your little ones into ocean experts!

Super Shark is so much more than just an educational book about sharks. From Barrel Shrimp to Blue Sharks, Starfish to Bat Fish, and Hammerhead Sharks to deep-sea monsters, rays, and eels, this book is packed with unbelievable facts about animal behavior and anatomy. New x-ray artworks utilize cross-sections to strip layers away and show key anatomical features in great detail. 

It highlights the deadliest predators and the most venomous creatures and explains how and why their bodies work the way they do. The combination of spectacular photography and clear authoritative text truly makes Super Shark the ultimate visual guide to the oceans' most peculiar creatures and their stories.

What are you waiting for? Dive in and become an expert of the deep blue! 

Explore – Discover – Learn!

Super Shark takes you deep beneath the waves to meet some of the most amazing and unusual creatures on the planet. Find out how a hammerhead searches for prey, and discover what makes the pufferfish such a prickly fellow. Learn about the fastest fish in the water and get right under the skin of one of the deadliest predators of the sea - the great white shark!

These are some of the crazy creatures you'll encounter in this kid's reference book: 

- The Basking Shark, whose open mouth is so big a child could stand up in it
- The Tiger Shark, who happens to be the least fussy eater
- The Narwhal, affectionately known as the unicorn of the sea
- The Great White Shark, who can jump 10ft (3m) out of the water

This book sits on the esteemed "Children's Book Council Children's Choices List Selection" - an International Literary Association. 

This is but one of the DK Super series of books for kids! Add Super Human, Super Space, Super Bug, Super Earth, and more to your collection to learn more about the world around you.


About the Author

DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world leading illustrated reference publisher and a member of the Penguin Random House division of Bertelsmann. DK publishes highly visual, photographic non-fiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 100 countries and over 60 languages, with offices in the UK, India, US, Germany, China, Canada, Spain and Australia.

DK's aim is to inspire, educate and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivalled clarity to a wide range of topics, with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products.

Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery and parenting. 

DK’s extensive children’s list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the best-selling LEGO® books.

DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series.

www.dk.com


Praise For Super Shark Encyclopedia: And Other Creatures of the Deep (Super Encyclopedias)

"Super Shark Encyclopedia is the ultimate visual guide to the oceans' most incredible stories." — Midwest Book Review

"[A]rriving just in time for Shark Week on the Discovery Channel, this encyclopedia can be a great jumping-off point to keep your child interested long after the television is off. — Colorado Parent