Never Take a Shark to the Dentist

And Other Things Not to Do

By Judi Barrett; John Nickle (Illustrator)
(Atheneum Books, Hardcover, 9781416907244, 34pp.)

Publication Date: March 2008

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There are many things you should never, ever, ever do.
Like sit next to a porcupine on the subway (ouch ). Or hold hands with a lobster (double ouch ). Or take a shark to the dentist (triple ouch ).
Bestselling author JUDI BARRETT and imaginative illustrator JOHN NICKLE give us a raucous look at the perils of taking giraffes to the movies, goats to the library, and pigs out to lunch...and other such silly stuff.

About the Author
Judi Barrett is the author of many beloved books for children, including the bestselling "Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs", "Pickles to Pittsburgh", "Animals Should Definitely Not Wear Clothing", and "Santa from Cincinnati". She teaches art to kindergarten students at a school in her Brooklyn, New York, neighborhood.

John Nickle is the illustrator of Judi Barrett's "Things That Are Most in the World, " as well as the author and illustrator of "TV Rex, Alphabet Explosion!: Search and Count from Alien to Zebra, " and "The Ant Bully". He lives in Brooklyn, New York. Learn more about him at
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