Please Be Nice to Sharks by Matt Weiss
Fascinating Facts about the Ocean’s Most Misunderstood Creatures

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Meet 14 cool sharks (and one manta ray) and see why it's important to BE NICE TO SHARKS! Though they’re often portrayed as vicious man-eaters, sharks actually kill fewer than 10 people per year. Yet those myths cause real harm: many species are being hunted to extinction, with as many as 100-200 million sharks being killed each year. This humorous book humanizes the incredible shark through breathtaking, original, underwater photography along with incredible facts about these amazing creatures in the wild—sending kids a crucial message about conservation in an irresistible format.
 

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Please Be Nice To Sharks is author and photographer Matt Weiss's first children’s book. Matt is the owner of Dive Photo Guide and is a diver, photographer, biologist, author, and ocean lover. Matt lives in New York. Follow him on Twitter at either @MattDPG or @DivePhotoGuide and learn more about him on his website: DivePhotoGuide.com.
 
Published June 7, 2016 by Sterling Children's Books. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.

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Gr 3–5—Did you know that humans kill more than 100 million sharks each year, but only about five people are killed by sharks? This book maintains that by having an understanding of these magnificent creatures, we can better preserve them and our beloved oceans. Each page presents a different shar...

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