Author(s): Camilla de la Bedoyere
Explore the underwater world of these majestic creatures without getting wet! Dive down beneath the waves and catch a glimpse at some of nature's greatest predators. Check out the super strength of the Great White, the taunting taste buds of the Tiger shark, the bizarre head shape of the Hammerhead and the human-friendly nature of the Whale shark. Discover Sharks from QED is the perfect introduction to sharks. Through clear and concise language, and detailed photography, these books will transport you to the open seas where you will come face to face with new toothy friends. Have no fear, these books won't bite! Read through this series with all the enjoyment, and none of the danger, of meeting this species in the flesh.
A background in science, education and journalism has been the perfect foundation for author, CAMILLA DE LA BEDOYERE. She studied Zoology and Geology at Bristol University, and has subsequently written or edited more than 200 books for children and adults, many of which aim to explain and explore the natural world and our relationship with it. As a freelance journalist, Camilla compiled the Children's Page in a British national newspaper for more than six years, and her work for adults includes magazine articles and books on health, art, design, biography and travel. Camilla is a specialist literacy teacher at a London high school, developing reading skills and encouraging a love of learning through books. In her spare time, Camilla pursues an interest in art and likes to travel, visiting the places she writes about and watching wildlife in action.
CONTENTS: What is a hammerhead? Big body A strange head Hungry hunter Dinnertime Warm oceans On the move Baby sharks More hammerheads Glossary