Whale Sharks

By Julie Murphy (Cherry Lake Publishing, 2014)

This book takes readers on a journey under the sea to discover the fascinating facts about whale sharks, including physical features, habitat, life cycle, food, and more. Readers are engaged with life science content while improving their critical thinking skills. Photos, captions, and keywords supplement the narrative of this informational text, while additional search tools–including a glossary and an index–help students locate and review important information.

I trained as a zoologist and zookeeper, and have been a children’s book author and presenter for over twenty years. Why do I write? Because it’s fun! What do I write about? Mostly my main interests – animals and the environment.