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Fly Guy Presents: Sharks

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Fly Guy is buzzzzing on over to the nonfiction genre!

Award-winning author/illustrator Tedd Arnold brings nonfiction to life with the help of his very popular main character, Fly Guy! This engaging nonfiction reader combines the kid-friendly humor of Fly Guy with the high-interest topic of sharks! Fly Guy and Buzz introduce young readers to sharks with straightforward fun facts, humorous asides, and full-bleed photographs throughout.

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Overview


Fly Guy is buzzzzing on over to the nonfiction genre!

Award-winning author/illustrator Tedd Arnold brings nonfiction to life with the help of his very popular main character, Fly Guy! This engaging nonfiction reader combines the kid-friendly humor of Fly Guy with the high-interest topic of sharks! Fly Guy and Buzz introduce young readers to sharks with straightforward fun facts, humorous asides, and full-bleed photographs throughout.

*FOIL ON THE COVER!*

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Praise for FLY GUY PRESENTS: SHARKS
"A first-rate sharkfest, unusually nutritious for all its brevity." -KIRKUS REVIEWS

Praise for HI! FLY GUY
"Readers drawn in by the flashy foil will stick around to applaud this unusually capable critter." -PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

Praise for SUPER FLY GUY
"A fly by delight." -BOOKLIST

Kirkus Reviews
Buzz and his buzzy buddy open a spinoff series of nonfiction early readers with an aquarium visit. Buzz: "Like other fish, sharks breathe through gills." Fly Guy: "GILLZZ." Thus do the two pop-eyed cartoon tour guides squire readers past a plethora of cramped but carefully labeled color photos depicting dozens of kinds of sharks in watery settings, along with close-ups of skin, teeth and other anatomical features. In the bite-sized blocks of narrative text, challenging vocabulary words like "carnivores" and "luminescence" come with pronunciation guides and lucid in-context definitions. Despite all the flashes of dentifrice and references to prey and smelling blood in the water, there is no actual gore or chowing down on display. Sharks are "so cool!" proclaims Buzz at last, striding out of the gift shop. "I can't wait for our next field trip!" (That will be Fly Guy Presents: Space, scheduled for September 2013.) A first-rate sharkfest, unusually nutritious for all its brevity. (Informational easy reader. 5-7)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780545507714
  • Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
  • Publication date: 4/30/2013
  • Series: Fly Guy Presents Series
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 14,599
  • Age range: 4 - 8 Years
  • Lexile: 540L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 5.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Tedd Arnold

Tedd Arnold is the author and illustrator of the bestselling Fly Guy series and the illustrator of more than 60 books, including DETECTIVE BLUE. He has received Theodor Seuss Geisel Honors for HI! FLY GUY and I SPY FLY GUY! Tedd lives with his wife, Carol, in Florida.
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