Sharks – A short non-fiction book about Sharks, perfect for introducing young children to non-fiction books, or school projects and self-study for early grades. Another great non-fiction Creative Commons book from Mustard Seed, approximately 300 words.
Sharks are a kind of fish that live in
every ocean around the world.
Scientists think that sharks lived 200
million years before the dinosaurs.
That is a long time ago!
There are many different types of sharks. See if you can tell which shark is a hammerhead shark, which is a tiger shark and which is a great white shark.
<end of excerpt from Sharks by Mustard Seed>
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Yes, all the sharks looked very interesting & I learned lots about them.
yes, because I like to read about different sharks.
Yes I like this book
My son is going to flip over this shark book. Thank you.
Yes I liked the book because it was fun .
my project is about sharks i am going to say it in front of 100 plus people on stage in C.L.M it helps you to fight your fears my fear is going on stage i fight the fear now i am not afraid
Was something my son enjoys reading about!
That was a good book for my project that is all I won’t to say
Hey Michael, I assume you are working on a school project on Sharks, if so great stuff! Glad you liked the book 🙂 🙂 Danielle
The book was good to read but i love the story and the lesson because it shows you about the sharks.
I actually do like sharks so this book was fun to read
very good book to learn all about sharks
Kirk Davis writes:
It was very cool. I learned about how they hunt. But l never knew sharks can grow their teeth back.
Very fun to learn. I am 6.
The best part about these books is how much we learn!
I like the book and I like the fishes.
Turner Robinson writes:
Great beginning book for children to learn facts about sharks.
Ramcel valdes writes:
good to learn about Sharks!
Daniel matchett writes:
I enjoy the shark book story also I love shark,thanks
It was awesome
its awsome because i like sharks.
This is a really good book
It was very interesting and cool
This is a very great book and its Nice. My son likes it and is very happy now.
I love this book because i love sharks.
it is awesome
It was very factual and I enjoyed the book.The only complaint was that the megalodon was not mentioned by name.
It was awesome and cool, and that’s it!
Alexis Barnette writes:
I think this book was very informative and interesting. My son loved it.It’s a great non fiction book to have a home, if you ever need one.
I really enjoyed reading this book. I saw a lot of sharks I have never saw before.
The book had interesting sentences in it. It told me things I did not know. Keep sharks in the wild. Don’t put them in aquariums.