I Am the Shark (Hardcover)
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What makes the great white shark (one of) the greatest fish in the sea? FIN-d out in this hilarious fish-out-of-water story that's perfect for Shark Week and all year-round!
"Don't miss this one." -School Library Journal, Starred Review
Hi! I am Great White Shark, and if you get this book, you'll read all about ME--the greatest shark in the sea!
Not so fast! Greenland Shark here, and as the oldest shark in this book, that makes me the greatest.
Did someone say fast? I'm Mako Shark, and I'm the fastest shark in this book! Eat my bubbles!
Wow, I'm Hammerhead Shark. You don't need my special eyes to see that there are lots of great sharks in this book. Sink your teeth into it now!
New York Times bestselling author Joan Holub makes a splash with bestselling illustrator Laurie Keller to deliver an entertaining undersea story filled with the greatest shark facts in the ocean!
About the Author
Joan Holub has authored and/or illustrated over 150 children's books, including the Goddess Girls series and the Heroes in Training series (with Suzanne Williams); the New York Times bestselling picture book Mighty Dads, illustrated by James Dean; Little Red Writing, illustrated by Melissa Sweet; and Zero the Hero, illustrated by Tom Lichtenheld. She adores line dancing to the Jaws theme, reading Sharkspeare, and vacationing in Finland.
Laurie Keller is the author and illustrator of many books, including The Scrambled States of America, Potato Pants!, Arnie the Doughnut, Do Unto Otters: A Book About Manners, the Adventures of Arnie the Doughnut chapter book series, and We Are Growing!, part of the Elephant & Piggie Like Reading! series and winner of the Theodor Seuss Geisel Award. When Laurie isn't busy making books, she enjoys playing the banjo, traveling, cross-country skiing, and splashing in Lake Michigan, where as far as she knows, there is not a single shark.
"Don’t miss this one. Kids are going to love reading this book and memorizing the facts, and teachers will love using this as a new kind of model for sharing informational texts." —School Library Journal, starred review
"This title will be swimming off the shelves.” —Kirkus Reviews
"The overall tone is humorous, but information is prominent as well. Keller's digitally enhanced illustrations are a delight.” —Booklist
"Young shark enthusiasts diving into this fact-filled and humorous book can expand their knowledge with the suggested readings and websites appended; the book also includes a double-page compilation of “fintastic” shark facts.” —The Horn Book