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Yo, shark bait / Vicki Simpson.

By: Simpson, Vicki, 1966- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Scholastic, 2007Description: 254 p. ; 20 cm.ISBN: 1869438019 ; 9781869438012.Subject(s): Fear -- Children's fiction | Sharks -- Children's fictionGenre/Form: Children's stories, New Zealand.DDC classification: NZ823.2 Summary: "The leaden blue-grey shadow rose up from the depths and shimmered under the waterline near the boat. A dark dorsal fin cut the water surface, rising up like a periscope, silently. Rory loves fishing more than anything ... but an accidental swim with a hugo mako shark affects him deeply. Now he's developed a fear of the water, and fishing doesn't have the same appeal. So when his school principal decides to put him in charge of the school's fishing competition, Rory is torn between two fears - fear of the water and fear of appearing foolish." - taken from cover.
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Rory loves fishing more than anything, but as the story opens he is involved in an incident that sees him overboard with a mako shark. The event changes him. Now he has a morbid fear of the water, and fishing doesn't have the same appeal. But when the school principal puts him in charge of a fundraising fishing competition, will Rory over come his fear? Suggested level: primary, intermediate

"The leaden blue-grey shadow rose up from the depths and shimmered under the waterline near the boat. A dark dorsal fin cut the water surface, rising up like a periscope, silently. Rory loves fishing more than anything ... but an accidental swim with a hugo mako shark affects him deeply. Now he's developed a fear of the water, and fishing doesn't have the same appeal. So when his school principal decides to put him in charge of the school's fishing competition, Rory is torn between two fears - fear of the water and fear of appearing foolish." - taken from cover.

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