Could a Shark Do Gymnastics?
Written by Camilla de la Bedoyere
Illustrated by Aleksei Bitskoff
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The Lovereading4Kids comment
This bright, attractive looking book takes a quirky approach to natural history. Colourful artwork and higgledy-piggledy type create outlandish scenarios to explore animal characteristics. Children will love the absurdity of questions such as ‘Could a shark do gymnastics?’ Or ‘What if a shark went to the dentist?’, but the answers are surprisingly informative, and memorable too. It turns out that sharks’ strong, bendy bodies are perfect for gymnastics – they can leap more than 2.5 metres, higher than any human. There’s a more conventional fact file at the end too, complete with smiling cartoon shark, pointer in hand! See the partner volume too Could a Whale Swim to the Moon? ~ Andrea Reece
Could a Shark Do Gymnastics? by Camilla de la Bedoyere
Have you ever wondered what it would be like if a shark went to your school? What If a Shark Could Do Gymnastics? provides a fun and engaging introduction into the life of a great white shark. By imagining animals in everyday scenarios readers can learn about their size, diet and other features. For example, what if a shark went to the dentist? He would be there a long time. A great white shark has nearly 240 teeth! Featuring superb illustrations with an engaging question and answer format, this series will keep young readers entertained and help them to understand and retain animal facts.
Following on from the popular What if a Dino series, QED is publishing four new titles on ocean animals:
'This lively and engaging introduction to the life of a great white shark will fascinate and amaze young children. By taking everysay situations and putting the great white shark into them, children will see just how these fabulous creatures would fit into our world. Just imagine if a shark went to the dentist - he would be there a long time as he has nearly 240 teeth! Readers will learn about the size, diet and other features of the great white shark in a way they will enjoy and findeasy to remember. It's a fun approach and will appeal especially to those who prefer to read non-fiction. Look out for more in the series. Parents in Touch This book would be a perfect addition to any classroom library or bedroom bookshelf. It is a great 'read aloud'
? brings whale facts to life in entertaining scenes that children can easily identify with. Highly recommended. -- Luisa Mason Children's Books Ireland
About the Author
Interest Age: From 4
Camilla de la Bedoyere
More books by Camilla de la Bedoyere
16th February 2015
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