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The shark that walks on land : --and other strange but true tales of mysterious sea creatures

Author: Michael Bright
Publisher: London : Robson Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water? When you dive into the sea, do you ever wonder what's down there, beneath you, poised to take an inquisitive bite? Author of Jaws Peter Benchley and film director Steven Spielberg certainly did, for below the waves lies a world we neither see nor understand; an alien world where we are but the briefest of visitors. The Shark that Walks on Land uncovers tales  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Folklore
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Folklore Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bright, Michael.
Shark that Walks on Land : And Other Strange but True Tales of Mysterious Sea Creatures.
New York : Biteback Publishing, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Bright
ISBN: 9781849546645 1849546649
OCLC Number: 867823100
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Title Page; CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION; EXTRAORDINARY OCEAN EVENTS; HOLY FLYING ... WHAT!; MERMAIDS AHOY; THE OCEAN'S OLDEST AND YOUNGEST INHABITANTS; LIVING FOSSILS; SPEEDSTERS; DEEPEST DIVERS; ZONES OF THE OPEN OCEAN; TROUBLE IN THE SUNLIGHT ZONE; IN THE FAINT GLOW OF THE TWILIGHT ZONE; IN THE INKY DARKNESS OF THE MIDNIGHT ZONE; DEEP DOWN IN THE ABYSS; IN THE DEEPEST DEEPS; RAINING DOWN FROM ABOVE; DEEP-SEA HOT SPRINGS; DEEP-SEA ANOMALY; COLD SEEPS; BELOW THE SEABED; DEEP-SEA GIANTS; ODD SHARKS; MONSTER SHARK; BASKERS; WHITE DEATH; OCEAN'S DUSTBIN; SNIFF 'N' SNACK; THE ADAPTABLE BULL SHARK. Sharks that bite peopledeadly jellies; the ocean's most venomous animals; tales of whales; toothed whales; wolves of the sea; flipper and friends; violent killers; jonah and the whale; more men overboard; jonah, the whale and reality; jonah and the shark; jonah and a monster shark; kraken uncovered; the world's biggest invertebrates; all head and arms; size is everything; clever crustaceans; on the rocks; mud, mud, glorious mud; coral reef characters; heads or tails?; coral reef valet service; fish tales; birds at sea; performing seals; well-travelled seals; turtle travels. MISCELLANY OF MARITIME MYSTERIESAdvertisement; Copyright.
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The Shark that Walks on Land uncovers tales of ancient and modern mariners.  Read more...

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