Hammerhead Shark

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The jaws, the teeth, the eyes, sharks are fierce predators. Get closer than you ever have with big, colorful photos. Sink your teeth into the world of these underwater beasts!

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The jaws, the teeth, the eyes, sharks are fierce predators. Get closer than you ever have with big, colorful photos. Sink your teeth into the world of these underwater beasts!

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Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Judy Crowder
Of many different sharks, the hammerhead must be the most distinct because of its head shape, which looks like the top of a hammer. This book, part of the Pebble Plus "Shark" series, includes many fascinating facts about these fish. Their pups, from six to forty-two in one litter, are born alive. There are nine kinds of hammerheads, ranging in size from five to fifteen feet. With their large eyes, they spot prey easily; some hunt the ocean's sandy bottom, looking for stingrays, a favorite. Illustrated with dramatic color photos, the book includes simple text, an illustrated size comparison, a note to parents and teachers, glossary, an index, a book list, and child-appropriate websites. Since there are so many sharks in the world's oceans, would not a set of shark books that feature one shark at a time be welcomed by very young readers? That is the idea—and a good one—behind the Pebble Plus "Shark" series. Reviewer: Judy Crowder
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781429617284
  • Publisher: Capstone Press
  • Publication date: 7/1/2008
  • Series: Extreme Explorations! Series
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 1,229,822
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • Lexile: 490L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 11.20 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents


Hammer for a Head     4
A Hammerhead's Life     8
What They Look Like     12
Hunting     16
Glossary     22
Read More     23
Internet Sites     23
Index     24
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