This is an exciting investigation into the most powerful predator in the ocean, shown in more than 200 images. It offers an in-depth coverage of every aspect of these creatures' natural history. It provides dramatic images from renowned wildlife photographers show sharks in action, while detailed illustrations reveal the complex inner workings of a shark's body. It includes exciting features throughout the book focus on particular topics - see the blue shark hunting its prey and the lemon shark giving birth to live young. It is perfect for 8- to 12-year-olds, for home or school use. Sharks are some of the most intriguing creatures in the sea, and here you will find out all about their infinite variety, basic instincts and survival skills. It helps you to compare the awesome jaws of the great white shark with the filter-feeding habits of the whale shark, the largest fish in the world. It shows you to discover how hammerheads detect and track their prey and how the weird-looking wobbegong becomes invisible. This book makes learning about natural history exciting and accessible, bringing the subject to life with action-packed photography and informative text.