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Shark vs. Train (Hardcover)

By Chris Barton, Tom Lichtenheld (Illustrator)
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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

Description


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 won a Sibert Honor in 2010 for his first book, "The Day-Glo Brothers" (Charlesbridge Publishing). He also wrote "Shark vs. Train, " which garnered numerous awards and was a "New York Times" bestseller. He currently lives in Texas. Visit his website at www.chrisbarton.info

Tom Lichtenheld has illustrated several "New York Times" bestselling picture books, including "Shark vs. Train"; "Duck! Rabbit!"; and "Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site". He lives with his wife in Illinois. Visit him at TomLichtenheld.com.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780316007627
ISBN-10: 0316007625
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: April 2010
Pages: 40
Language: English