Shark Nate-O (Hardcover)
Little Bee Books, 9781499804966, 40pp.
Publication Date: April 3, 2018
Nate is completely obsessed with sharks, but he can't swim Join Nate as his determination to be like his favorite animal helps him overcome his fears and learn to swim Nate loves sharks. He reads shark books every day, watches sharks on TV, and talks about them nonstop. He even likes to pretend he's a shark wherever he goes However, there is one small problem. Nate can't swim. When his older brother points this out, Nate works hard to learn how to blow bubbles, use a kickboard, and finally swim without help, as quickly and as gracefully as a shark. Will he be able to beat his brother in a swim tryout and get his bite back? Kids will love this jawsome book complete with vibrant and whimsical art and a list of shark facts in the back.
About the Author
Tara Luebbe and Becky Cattie are sisters who like sharks, but don't ever want to meet one. They grew up in Atlanta, and never made it onto any swim teams. Tara is a former children's bookstore owner (Anklebiters in Atlanta), and she lives in Fort Mill, South Carolina, with her husband and three boys. In her free time, she can be found reading and discussing all things Star Wars with her kids. Becky is a creative recruiter with a background in reality TV casting. She currently lives in Chicago, where she spends her free time bowling and eating sushi. You can learn more about their books at beckytarabooks.com. Daniel Duncan is a freelance illustrator who creates most of his work in an old stable that's been converted into a studio on the outskirts of London. He likes to illustrate narratives, vibrant characters, and environments. Inspired by stories, films, old photos, and sports, Daniel was among the Finalists for the Macmillan Prize for Illustration in 2013, as well as being shortlisted for the 2014 AOI Award for New Talent. Find out more about Daniel at dunksillustration.co.uk.