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Shark Life: True Stories about Sharks & the Sea

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Publisher Comments:

In this riveting true adventure and informative guide to the sea, master storyteller Peter Benchley draws on more than four decades of diving experience to bring us face to face with the array of sharks and other marine animals he and his family have encountered, almost always on purpose—but sometimes by accident.

In direct and accessible prose, Peter sets the record straight about the many types of sharks (including the ones that pose a genuine threat to us), the behavior of sharks and other sea creatures we fear, the odds against an attack, and how to improve them even further. He also teaches us how to swim safely in the ocean by reading the tides and currents and respecting all the inhabitants. Here are the lessons Peter has learned, the mistakes he has made, the danger he has faced—and the spectacular sights he has seen in the world’s largest environment. The book includes 16 pages of black-and-white photographs.

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Synopsis:

The author of Jaws offers a comprehensive and informative guide to these incredible creatures through a review of the different types of sharks that exist, their swimming patterns in relation to the tides, and the common behaviors and traits they share. Reprint.

Synopsis:

Peter Benchley was the bestselling author of Jaws, The Deep, and Beast, among others. He wrote screenplays for the movie versions of three of his novels and wrote, narrated, and appeared in dozens of television documentaries.

About the Author

Peter Benchley is the bestselling author of Jaws, The Deep, and Beast, among others. He lives in Princeton, New Jersey.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780307545749
Subtitle:
True Stories about Sharks & the Sea
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books
Edited by:
Karen Wojtyla
Author:
Benchley, Peter
Author:
Wojtyla, Karen
Author:
Peter Benchley
Author:
Karen Wojtyla
Adapted by:
Wojtyla, Karen
Subject:
Humor : General
Subject:
Science & Nature - Earth Sciences - Water (Oceans, Lakes, Et
Subject:
Animals - Marine Life
Subject:
Animals - Fishes
Subject:
Sharks
Subject:
Shark attacks
Subject:
Water (oceans, lakes, etc.)
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-Animals
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-Ocean and Marine
Subject:
Juvenile Nonfiction : Science & Nature - Earth Sciences - Wa
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20070410
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
208

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Product details 208 pages Random House Children's Books - English 9780307545749 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The author of Jaws offers a comprehensive and informative guide to these incredible creatures through a review of the different types of sharks that exist, their swimming patterns in relation to the tides, and the common behaviors and traits they share. Reprint.
"Synopsis" by , Peter Benchley was the bestselling author of Jaws, The Deep, and Beast, among others. He wrote screenplays for the movie versions of three of his novels and wrote, narrated, and appeared in dozens of television documentaries.
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