Great White Shark Adventure
Bella, twelve, and Marcus, thirteen, join Fabien Cousteau's research team off the coasts of South Africa and Australia as they try to find and tag an extraordinarily large great white shark. Inserts include facts about sharks and other marine animals, equipment used by researcher... read full description below.
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|Library of Congress
||Scientists, Wildlife conservation, Marine animals, Sharks, White shark
||Children's Comic Strip Fiction & Graphic Novels
Description of this Book
Two young explorers join Fabien Cousteau and his team to get up close and personal with great white sharks in this start to a series of graphic adventure novels. Junior explorers Bella and Marcus join famed explorer Fabien Cousteau and his research team as they embark on an ocean journey off the coast of South Africa, where the world's largest concentrations of great white sharks are found. Their mission is to investigate a sighting of a massive white shark, and tag it so they can track and protect it. Along the way, they'll encounter whales, seals, dolphins, penguins, and a colorful array of other marine life. They'll also enter a shark cage and come face to face with these powerful creatures. Dramatic, graphic illustrations and a compelling story help young readers discover tons of facts about sharks and other marine creatures. Children will also learn the many damaging myths about sharks, why they are so misunderstood, and what is being done to protect them from further exploitation and possible extinction.
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Fabien Cousteau is the grandson of famed sea explorer Jacques Cousteau, and a third-generation ocean explorer and filmmaker. He has worked with National Geographic, Discovery, PBS, and CBS to produce ocean exploration documentaries and continues to produce environmentally-oriented content for schools, books, magazines, and newspapers. Learn more about his work at FabienCousteauOLC.org. James O. Fraioli is a published author of twenty-five books and an award-winning filmmaker. Fraioli has traveled the globe alongside experienced guides, naturalists, and scientists, and has spent considerable time exploring and writing about the outdoors. He has served on the Board of Directors for the Seattle Aquarium and works with many environmental organizations. Learn more about his work at VesperEntertainment.com. Joe St.Pierre has illustrated for Marvel and DC Comics, and has the distinction of penciling the most #1 issues featuring Spider-Man and the Spider-Man family. Joe also works in the fields of intellectual property design, commercial illustration, and storyboards for animation and video games. Clients have included MTV, Discovery Channel, Nickelodeon, Warner Bros. Animation, Cartoon Network, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and PBS. Joe's publishing company, Astronaut Ink, highlights his creator-owned properties: the award-winning MEGAHURTZ (R), BOLD BLOOD, and NEW ZODIAX. See his work at AstronautInk.com