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7 Fin-Tastic Reads for Shark Week!

Shark Week is here, and Nosy Crow is absolutely fintastic about diving into the deep blue with you! We’ve assembled a jaw-some collection of books!

Whether you’re a seasoned shark fan or just starting to explore these incredible creatures, this list will take you on an unforgettable underwater adventure.

So grab your magnifying glass (and maybe some floaties!), because we’re about to uncover the fascinating world of sharks – from the toothy terrors of the deep to the gentle giants of the reef.

Get ready to be amazed, explorers! Let’s dive in!

Wigglesbottom Primary: The Shark in the Pool

Written by Pamela Butchart Illustrated by Becka Moor
5-7
Life at Wigglesbottom Primary is often lived on the edge. Is there a shark in the local swimming pool? YES! Can playing with the class parachute make you invisible? YES! Are there dinosaur bones buried in the playground? YES! What are 2F going to do about it all? Have a…
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Everything You Know About Sharks is Wrong!

Written by Dr Nick Crumpton Illustrated by Gavin Scott
7-9
Shark fans will quickly become shark experts with this informative, inventive and entertaining take on an animal book! Do you know all there is to know about sharks? They're all giant, cold-blooded creatures that enjoy eating humans, right? Well, this book is here to show you that you're WRONG! But…
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Let’s Go Home, Baby Shark

Written by Carolina Búzio
2-5
Help the baby animals find their way home in this fun new sliding counter series! Meet shark, crab, octopus and puffin - four adorable baby animals who are lost at sea! With easy-to-use moving parts and four unique tracks to develop hand-eye coordination and concentration, babies and toddlers will enjoy…
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Where’s Mr Pirate?

Illustrated by Ingela P Arrhenius
0-2
Durable felt flaps, cute characters and a surprise mirror ending - a winning combination for babies and toddlers! All little readers love being asked to find the character hidden behind each of the five flaps in this chunky board book. In Where's Mr Pirate?, they're on the look out for…
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Axel Scheffler’s Flip Flap Ocean

Illustrated by Axel Scheffler
2-5
Crazy underwater creatures in this bonkers book of mixed-up animals from bestselling, award-winning illustrator, Axel Scheffler What do you get if you cross a squid with a fish? It's a squish, of course! And how about a shark and a turtle? Why, that's a shurtle! With over 121 possible creations,…
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University of Cambridge: Beasts from the Deep

Written by Matt Ralphs Illustrated by Kaley McKean
7-9
Dive down if you dare and discover the world's strangest, scariest and most magnificent sea creatures in this breathtaking gift book from the University of Cambridge and Nosy Crow! "Ralphs' exciting prose style, combined with great facts and images that really glow, makes for a view of the ocean that…
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How To Survive Anywhere: Staying Alive in the World’s Most Extreme Places

Written by Ben Lerwill Illustrated by Daniel Long
7-9
From the dense rainforests of the Amazon to the chill of the snowy Arctic, come on an intrepid adventure to the world's most extreme places, and find out just what it takes to survive there. Discover how to navigate the vast Australian outback, keep yourself alive in a sandstorm in…
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