Shark vs. Train (Hardcover)
April 2010 Indie Next List
“Such boy fun when a shark and a train try to outdo each other. Each page brings a funnier situation than before, and by the end, everyone is laughing. A great read aloud with perfect illustrations.”
— Valerie Koehler, Blue Willow Bookshop, Houston, TX
Shark VS. Train WHO WILL WIN?
If you think Superman vs. Batman would be an exciting matchup, wait until you see Shark vs. Train. In this hilarious and wacky picture book, Shark and Train egg each other on for one competition after another, including burping, bowling, Ping Pong, piano playing, pie eating, and many more Who do YOU think will win, Shark or Train?
star] "This is a genius concept." -- Publishers Weekly, starred review
star] "Lichtenheld's snarling shark and grimacing train are definitely ready for a fight, and his scenarios gleefully play up the absurdity. The combatants' expressions are priceless when they lose. A glum train in smoky dejection, or a bewildered, crestfallen shark? It's hard to choose; both are winners." -- Kirkus, starred review.
About the Author
Chris Barton really wheely loves writing books such as the bestseller Shark vs. Train, the Robert F. Sibert Honor Book The Day-Glo Brothers, and Attack! Boss! Cheat Code! A Gamer's Alphabet. Chris and his family live in Austin, Texas.
Tom Lichtenheld has written and illustrated many popular books for children, including "Cloudette" and "Bridget s Beret". He is also the illustrator of the "New York Times "bestselling books, "Duck! Rabbit!" and "Shark vs. Train". He lives in Geneva, Illinois.