Discovering Sharks and Rays
By Nancy Field
Illustrated by Michael Maydak
Lexile Reading Score: 820L
This exciting new book explores the natural history, environmental relationships and current plight of sharks and rays in our world’s threatened oceans using clever, engaging activities and stunning illustrations. Children explore shark neighborhoods, create an ocean mobile, travel a protected area maze, become a shark biologist, and survive a journey as a shark. Includes a page of scientifically accurate full colored stickers.
Here’s what Eugenia Clark, shark biologist, says about Discovering Sharks and Rays....
"This book has many good messages about conservation and safety when swimming and diving with sharks. I gladly recommend this book to young readers."
Here’s what Sam Gruber, Shark Doc, says about Discovering Sharks and Rays....
"An exciting and factual book that will help set the record straight with the most important people — our children."
According to the Monterey Bay Aquarium Conservation Program...
"Discovering Sharks and Rays is an excellent introduction to these fascinating, important, and threatened ocean inhabitants. It emphasizes the challenges sharks face, and the conservation efforts under way."
Winner of Three Awards