4-5 Meet your guide; 6-7 Swimming sharks; 8-9 Ancient sharks; 10-11 Warm waters; 12-13 Deep waters; 14-15 Size, shape and colour; 16-17 Deadly hunters; 18-19 Catching food; 20-21 Shark senses; 22-23 Studying sharks; 24-25 Ocean predators; 26-27 Shark babies; 28-29 Sharks in danger; 30-32 Glossary and index.
Stephen Savage is a biologist, natural history author and Education Coordinator for the River Ocean Foundation. He also assists the Sea Watch Foundation's marine mammal rescue programme. Stephen has written more than 40 natural history books for children, has a Phd in zoology, and lives in East Sussex, UK. Lyn Stone produces delightful and informative line drawings on a variety of subjects. She was formerly a curator at the Tower of London.
Animal enthusiasts should enjoy this latest litter. Before kids test their new-found fishing skills against the predators of the sea, they might want to check out Stephen Savage's Inside Access: Sharks. This guide includes information about shark anatomy, how they breathe, what they eat, where they live, how they're born and how scientists study these magnificent but deadly animals. A glossary of shark terms and an index make for easy research. (Kingfisher, $9.95 32p ages 6-10 ISBN 9780-7534-6064-1; July) Copyright 2007 Reed Business Information.