The Shark Almanac

The Shark Almanac

Book - 1999
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Explores the biology, history, and diversity of sharks, including their evolution, mythology, commercial uses, and continued survival

Book News
Allen, a National Geographic writer and author of Shadows in the Sea , debunks the popular myth of sharks as vicious, deadly, and brutal animals. Through detailed and illustrated descriptions of more than one hundred shark species, the almanac provides a comprehensive yet accessible overview of the misunderstood species. Allen recounts shark legends and tales, documents actual shark attacks, and discusses which species attack, what provokes them, and how to avoid them. Sixteen pages of photographs and scores of black-and-white illustrations accompany the text. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: New York : Lyons Press, c1999
ISBN: 9781558215825
Branch Call Number: 597.3 ALL
Characteristics: 274 p. : ill. ; 26 cm


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