Encyclopedia Prehistorica Sharks and Other Sea Monsters Pop-Up (Hardcover)

By Robert Sabuda, Matthew Reinhart, Robert Sabuda (Illustrator), Matthew Reinhart (Illustrator)

Candlewick, 9780763622299, 12pp.

Publication Date: April 11, 2006

List Price: 34.99*
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Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water! Celebrate the New York Times best-selling 3-D look at prehistoric creatures of the deep.

While dinosaurs patrolled the lands, massive prehistoric sharks, giant scorpions, and colossal squid cruised the ancient oceans — most with just one thing in mind: eat or be eaten. Pop-up masters Robert Sabuda and Matthew Reinhart explore the prehistoric underwater world where monsters like megalodon ruled the waves. Full of captivating facts and more than thirty-five breathtaking pop-ups, this incredible volume is sure to astonish and amaze everyone from budding marine biologists to confirmed landlubbers.

About the Author

ROBERT SABUDA is the co-creator of the first book in this series, ENCYCLOPEDIA PREHISTORICA: DINOSAURS. He is the force behind many stunning best-selling pop-up books, including AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL, ALICE IN WONDERLAND, and THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ.

MATTHEW REINHART is the co-creator of ENCYCLOPEDIA PREHISTORICA: DINOSAURS, the first title in this series. He has also created many other award-winning pop-up books, including the YOUNG NATURALIST series, THE POP-UP BOOK OF PHOBIAS, and ANIMAL POPPOSITES.

Praise For Encyclopedia Prehistorica Sharks and Other Sea Monsters Pop-Up

Robert Sabuda’s finest pop-up book to date. . . . A real work of art.
—Entertainment Weekly

Flipping through…is like witnessing the grand finale of a fireworks display.
—New York Times Book Review