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Sharks and Other Deadly Ocean Creatures Visual Encyclopedia

DK

Hardcover

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Description

Swimming with sharks sounds a terrifying prospect, but not when it is from the comfort of your living room.

This comprehensive visual encyclopedia takes you deep into the world’s waters to meet the deadliest ocean predators – without you even getting wet!

Do you know which creature has tentacles longer than a bus? Or what was the largest shark that ever lived? Where does the tiger shark get its name? Which fish has the deadliest venom? And which fish has the strongest bite of anything on Earth? Sharks and Other Deadly Ocean Creatures answers all these questions and many, many more.

More than 200 fierce fish from the past and present are featured in fact-packed profiles. You’ll come face to face with great white sharks, manta rays, saltwater crocodiles, giant squid, biting barracudas, and predatory piranhas all shown with exciting CGI technology and stunning photography. You’ll learn about shark anatomy, behaviour, and habitats alongside fun, factual text presented in an easily accessible format.



Whether you’re a water baby or simply studying for a school project, this is your one-stop shop for sharks and other deadly ocean creatures.



Praise For Sharks and Other Deadly Ocean Creatures Visual Encyclopedia

"Kids will love poring over the wide array of animals captured within its pages." — Booklist

DK Children, 9781465450845, 208pp.

Publication Date: May 31, 2016



About the Author

DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world's leading illustrated reference publisher and part of Penguin Random House, formed on July 1, 2013. DK publishes highly visual, photographic nonfiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 87 countries and in 62 languages, with offices in Delhi, London, Melbourne, Munich, New York, and Toronto. DK's aim is to inform, enrich, 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 bestselling LEGO® books. DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series and Prima Games, video gaming publishers, as well as the award-winning travel publisher, Rough Guides.