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My daughter is obsessed with Sharks. She has been for a few years now. It started with the Megalodon and now she watches every Discovery Channel show and looks for ever Shark book available. When I saw the Super Shark Encyclopedia I knew it would be perfect for her.

Cover Image - Super Shark Encyclopedia - DK Canada - Review by Oombawka Design

Title: Super Shark Encyclopedia
Published By: Dorling Kindersley, 2015
ISBN: 978-1-4654-3584-2

Super Shark Encyclopedia

Super Shark Encyclopedia is a beautifully organized visual encyclopedia of 80 different Sharks and Sea Creatures. It is filled with statistics and facts, gorgeous photography and at a glance sections which outline quick information about each creature.

DK Canada has this great Super Shark Activity Kit available to download for free right here: SuperShark Activity Kit


The contents are organized into the following sections:

  • Amazing Anatomy
  • Animal Athletes
  • Life Stories
  • Supernatural Senses
  • Exploring the Deep

Sharks and Sea Creatures

The following Sharks and Sea Creatures have been included:

Amazing Anatomy

The amazing anatomy section explores how animals are suited to their underwater environments. We are introduced to features like fins, teeth, tentacles and very large mouths which help these creatures excel at life in the sea.

  • Basking Shark

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  • Lefteye Flounders
  • Giant Moray Eel
  • California Horn Shark
  • Deep-Sea Anglerfish
  • Narwhal
  • Portuguese Man O’War
  • Wobbegong
  • Blue Swimming Crab
  • Pygmy Seahorse
  • Swell Shark
  • Lionfish
  • Crocodile Icefish
  • Angel Shark
  • Great White Shark
  • Giant Clam
  • Pufferfish
  • Biting Reef Worm
  • Oceanic Whitetip Shark
  • Cone Snail
  • Sea Lamprey
  • Ribbon-Tailed Stingray
  • Red-Lipped Batfish
  • Starfish
  • Lion’s Mane Jellyfish
  • Whale Shark
  • Sloane’s Viperfish

Animal Athletes

The animal athletes section introduces us to the best of the best in the following categories: swimming, jumping, flying, surfing and spinning.

  • Flying Fish
  • Blacktip Shark
  • Sailfish
  • Nurse Shark
  • Boxer Crab
  • Thresher Shark
  • Spinner Dolphin
  • Shortfin Mako
  • Mobula Ray
  • Bronze Whaler
  • Gentoo Penguin

Life Stories

The life stories section shares the strategies some sea creatures use to survive.

  • Jawfish
  • Shy Shark
  • Sardine
  • Marine Iguana
  • Clownfish
  • Bull Shark
  • Blue-Streak Cleaner Wrasse
  • Brown-Banded Bamboo Shark
  • Antarctic Krill
  • Megamouth Shark
  • Sea Cucumber
  • Starry Smooth-Hound
  • Spiny Dogfish
  • Seahorse
  • Zebra Shark
  • Spiny Devilfish

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  • Frilled Shark
  • Common Octopus
  • Blind Shark
  • Garden Eel
  • Whitetip Reef Shark
  • Sea Otter
  • Blue Shark
  • Loggerhead Turtle
  • Lemon Shark
  • Common Tope Shark
  • Walrus
  • Sea Snake
  • Barrel Shrimp
  • Small Spotted Catshark
  • Greenland Shark
  • Parrotfish
  • Blacktip Reef Shark

Supernatural Senses

The supernatural senses section reveals the superpowers some Sharks and Sea Creatures have that helps them dominate their underwater environments.

  • Hammerhead

Wide-Eyed Sensation - Super Shark Encyclopedia - DK Canada - Review by Oombawka Design

  • Sawshark
  • Broadclub Cuttlefish
  • Sperm Whale
  • Tiger Shark

Hunter in the Dark - Super Shark Encyclopedia - DK Canada - Review by Oombawka Design

  • Mantis Shrimp
  • Broadnose Sevengill Shark
  • Torpedo Ray
  • Sandtiger Shark
  • Silky Shark

Exploring The Deep

Take a look at the levels of the deep sea and find out how people have begun to explore and learn more about Sea Creatures and Sharks.

  • Ocean Depths
  • Coral Reef
  • Submersibles
  • Diving
  • Shipwrecks
  • Bottom of the Sea
  • Protecting the Seas

With the sea being largely unexplored, the Super Shark Encyclopedia gives us an up-close look at 80 (somewhat frightening to me!) Sharks and Sea Creatures. Each creature has adapted successfully to its underwater surroundings and excels at living at sea. Super Shark Encyclopedia allows you to safely explore what hides beneath the surface from the comfort of your home. This is a gorgeous book which your family will enjoy exploring.

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  1. My son is very obsess with shark specially the great white shark( his fave)! Because him i’ve know some species of shark. This is very interesting one and my son would love have this!