The Shark Book (Hardcover)
Caldecott Honor–winning team Steve Jenkins and Robin Page explore the astonishing lives of sharks in this brilliantly illustrated picture book. Perfect for Shark Week and all year round, this ode to the notorious ocean predator with more than four hundred species will blow you out of the water!
Sharp teeth, super senses, and those infamous fins—what's not to love about sharks?
Caldecott Honor–winning team Steve Jenkins and Robin Page explore one of the world's most notorious—and fearsome—animals. Learn what makes a shark a shark, what sharks like to eat, and how these predators of the deep have evolved. Ever wonder which shark is the smallest? Or the fastest? Even the most deadly? You'll find your answers in The Shark Book, with countless others.
In this magnificently illustrated picture book, celebrate one of the worlds oldest species that has continued to capture our imaginations and astonish us for thousands of years.
About the Author
Steve Jenkins has written and illustrated many nonfiction picture books for young readers, including the Caldecott Honor–winning What Do You Do with a Tail Like This? His books have been called stunning, eye-popping, inventive, gorgeous, masterful, extraordinary, playful, irresistible, compelling, engaging, accessible, glorious, and informative. He lives in Boulder, Colorado with his wife and frequent collaborator, Robin Page.
Robin Page lives in Boulder, Colorado, with her husband and collaborator, Steve Jenkins. She has worked on numerous bestselling and award winning titles, including Caldecott Honoree What Do You Do With a Tail Like This?. Along with writing and illustrating children’s books, Steve and Robin run a graphic design studio.
★ "Experts at the visual display of information return with this splendid album that presents 42 shark species, described and portrayed in torn- and cut-paper collage illustrations.... Masterful."—Kirkus, STARRED review
★ "Glorious torn-paper collages spill across pages, complementing the fact-filled commentary that seems to reflect exactly the kinds of
information kids want.... This is a handsome offering about a perennially popular subject."—Booklist, STARRED review