Spend a day at sea tracking sharks—with the help of a robot! Join a team of marine biologists as they head out in their boat to study mako sharks. Simple, entertaining text and bright, accurate illustrations bring science and technology to life, and additional pages of facts about sharks follow the story. This book is bound to make a splash with young minds!
About the Author
Lori Haskins Houran likes to spy on sharks…from the safety of the beach! She and her two sons live near the ocean in Florida, where they sometimes see sharks leaping right out of the water. She is the author of more than twenty books for kids, including A Dozen Cousins and A Trip Into Space.
Francisca Marquez is a Mexican-born illustrator currently living in California. When not painting, Francisca enjoys hiking in the mountains and swimming in the sea. She shares her studio with her cat, Popsicle.
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How to Spy on a Shark
By Lori Haskins Houran, Francisca Marques
ALBERT WHITMAN & CompanyCopyright © 2015 Lori Haskins Houran
All rights reserved.
Take a boat ride out to sea until you spy a fin.
Get all set to get all wet and splash! go diving in.
Glide beside a mako shark.
Spot a mako pup.
Call out to the crew to grab a net and scoop it up!
Grip the pup and flip it over.
Tag it. Let it go.
Drop a robot in the sea To follow it below!
The mako twists! The robot turns! They dart and dip and dive.
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