All About Sharks by Jim Arnosky

No critic rating

Waiting for minimum critic reviews

See 2 Critic Reviews

unrated

Synopsis

Part of a major reprinting of renowned naturalist Jim Arnosky's beloved All About series, All About Sharks is a thorough and colorful introduction to the world of sharks.

In Spring 08, Scholastic Nonfiction is relaunching Jim Arnosky's treasured All About series with all new paperback covers. In All About Sharks, Arnosky shows how these animals grow and live, answering kids' biggest questions about sharks, such as: How do sharks find food in the dark ocean water? What do shark fins do? How many teeth do sharks have? What was the biggest shark ever? Packed with intriguing information and brought to life by Arnosky's vibrant watercolors, this book will fascinate young readers.
 

About Jim Arnosky

See more books from this Author
Jim Arnosky was born on Sept. 1, 1946, in New York. After high school, he attended one year of trade school and then joined the US Navy. His intense love of the natural world led him to pursue a career as a wildlife artist. Today, Arnosky is the author and illustrator of 98 books about wildlife and nature for children. He has received numerous honors for his work, including the American Association for the Advancement of Science Lifetime Achievement Award for excellence in science illustration. Currently, he and his wife live in northern Vermont.
 
Published January 1, 2003 by Scholastic. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Science & Math.

Unrated Critic Reviews for All About Sharks

Kirkus Reviews

See more reviews from this publication

Opening with a series of questions about sharks, he proceeds to answer them with a clear text and vivid, well-scaled illustrations (the gaping mouth of a 10-foot tiger shark appears life-size, split over two double-page spreads).

| Read Full Review of All About Sharks

Publishers Weekly

See more reviews from this publication

Arnosky presents many fascinating facts about these masters of the deep, beginning with the nine most familiar species and including information on shark senses, mating habits and safety tips for swimmers.

| Read Full Review of All About Sharks

Reader Rating for All About Sharks
90%

An aggregated and normalized score based on 5 user ratings from iDreamBooks & iTunes


Rate this book!

Add Review