Sharkblock (An Abrams Block Book)
Casebound Board Book
- Publication Date: May 4, 2021
- Imprint: Abrams Appleseed
- Trim Size: 5 1⁄4 x 6 1⁄4
- ISBN: 9781419741197
- Page Count: 86
- Illustrations: Full-color illustrations throughout
- Rights: World English
Learn about different shark species and habitats in this fin-tastic addition to the bestselling Block book series
In this follow-up to Alphablock, Countablock, Dinoblock, Cityblock, Buildablock, Farmblock, and Loveblock, readers will learn all about shark species, habitats, diets, and more. In keeping with the rest of the series, Sharkblock features the charming art of British design team Peski Studio (formerly Peskimo), pages with die-cuts readers can peek through, and special flaps that unfold to reveal hidden details. Among the sharks featured are great whites, Greenland sharks, nurse sharks, reef sharks, sand tiger sharks, catsharks, mako sharks, whale sharks, and even the gigantic extinct megalodon!
**STARRED REVIEW**Kirkus Reviews —
"Catering to young scientists, naturalists, and Shark Week fans–to-be, this visually arresting volume presents a good deal of information in easily digested bites. . .Captivating—and not a bit terrifying."
About the author
Christopher Franceschelli is a seasoned publisher, editor, and creator of children’s books. He currently runs Chronicle’s Handprint imprint and the SmartInk packaging company. A born-and-raised New Yorker, Franceschelli lives with his family in Brooklyn. David Partington is an illustrator based in Bristol, UK. His influences range from mid-century design to Saturday morning cartoons. As part of Peski Studio (formerly Peskimo) he enjoys screen printing, a process which often informs his approach to illustration. David’s work can be seen in kids’ books, food packaging, and jumbo floor puzzles around the world. He especially enjoys creating characters, drawing friendly robots, and sending them on incredible adventures.