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Build the Shark

By Barbara Taylor
Illustrated by Galia Bernstein, Mark Ruffle

See sharks like you never have before through colourful illustrations, fascinating facts and finally by building your own great white.

With this unique interactive guide to sharks, you’ll build a model of a great white and learn fascinating facts about all kinds of sharks. Which shark can race through the ocean at up to 56 km/h? Why does a great white shark roll its eyes back when it attacks? How does a shark find prey it cannot even see? Discover the answers to all these questions and more as you build the shark!

  • Learn all about sharks with this exciting book kit, including how they function, where they live and how they survive in some of the ocean's most extreme conditions.
  • Combines exciting facts and incredible illustrations.
  • Follow simple step-by-step instructions to build an awesome 76cm-long model of a great white!

About the author

Barbara Taylor studied Environmental Sciences at Southampton University before becoming a science editor and writer at London's Natural History Museum. She has worked as an editor for a number of London publishers and is an award-winning author of more than 120 children's information books and encyclopaedias on natural history, science and geography. Titles include: Animal Homes and The Really Deadly and Dangerous Dinosaurs (Dorling Kindersley Inside Guides); Crocodiles, Turtles & Tortoises, Snakes (Lorenz); Cobras (Belitha) and Frogs, Snakes and their relatives (OUP). Barbara has won The American Association of Physics Science Writing Award; The Geographical Association Gold Award; The English Association's 4-11 award in the Key Stage 2 Non-Fiction category; The Wow! Award from the National Literacy Association.

About the illustrator

Mark Ruffle was born near Bristol in 1973. He graduated from the University of the West of England with a degree in Graphic Design in 1995. After leaving college Mark worked as a visualiser, then in 1997 started working for Oxford University Press as an Art Buyer. Mark has been freelancing since 2000 and has enjoyed working for a wide variety of clients including Aardman, producing illustrations for Flash. He has designed and illustrated web content for the BBC to accompany television programmes such as Hustle, Holby City and Bleak House. Mark works in Adobe Illustrator and is equally happy drawing illustrations for books, packaging, advertising or animation.

ISBN: 9781760651381
Imprint: Walker Books Australia
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: November 1, 2018
Dimensions: 182 x 353mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $29.99
New Zealand RRP: $32.99
Stock Level: In Stock

Last updated on 04/11/18 at 22:24:21
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