DKfindout! Sharks (DK findout!) (Paperback)
Supporting STEM-based learning, this fact-filled book for shark aficionados ages 6–9 is the ultimate guide to sharks, from hammerheads to great whites. Entertaining and educating young readers through a combination of close-up images, quirky trivia facts, quiz questions, and fascinating tidbits, it’s the perfect book for any kid who can’t get enough of these ferocious fish.
Which shark species can live for 400 years? Why do some sharks glow in the dark? What was the biggest shark of all time? Find out the answers to these questions and more in DKfindout! Sharks, which features stunning wildlife photography of sharks in their native environments, throughout every stage of their life cycles. The book explains what separates sharks from other kinds of fish, introducing readers to more than 50 shark species from around the world and giving habitat and growth statistics for each one. With an eye to conservation, DKfindout! Sharks spotlights endangered shark species and offers advice for preserving ocean habitats, making it the perfect choice for eco-conscious kids looking to learn more about this amazing underwater world.
Vetted by educational consultants, the DKfindout! series drives kids ages 6–9 to become experts on more than 30 of their favorite STEM- and history-related subjects, whether Vikings, volcanoes, or robots. This series covers the subjects that kids really want to learn about—ones that have a direct impact on the world around them, like climate change, space exploration, and rapidly evolving technology—making learning fun through amazing images, stimulating quizzes, and cutting-edge information. The DKfindout! series is one that kids will want to turn to again and again.
Trusted by parents, teachers, librarians, and kids across the world, DK is an award-winning publisher of visual reference books for children, including the DK Eyewitness Books, DK findout!, and Maker Lab series. DK books combine clear photography and illustration with expert text to show you what others only tell you.
"It's a brief but thorough overview of an always fascinating predator, housed in an engaging, accessible format." –Publishers Weekly
“High-interest topics, an abundance of eye-catching photos and visuals, and accessible text are a mainstay of DK titles, and the entries in this DK findout! series are no exception” –Booklist
“Photographs dominate the image-centric layout, augmented by informational bursts and sidebars, quizzes, and interviews… [A]n engaging, accessible format” –Publishers Weekly
“Filled with the beautiful photographs that DK is known for, plus a multitude of facts, prepare to not see your child for a few hours as they pore over these gorgeous books.” –Brightly