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A Shiver of Sharks
A Shiver of Sharks

A Shiver of Sharks

A Compilation of Aquatic Collective Nouns

JUVENILE NONFICTION

48 Pages, 8.5 x 11

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $10.99 (US $10.99) (CA $11.99)

Publication Date: October 2012

ISBN 9781908473011

Rights: US & CA

PatrickGeorge (Oct 2012)

Price: $10.99
 
 

Overview

Ideal for enriching a child's imagination and vocabulary, this compilation of aquatic collective nouns is the perfect gift or learning tool for young onesA school of whales and a pod of dolphins: these are two of the aquatic group names you may already know. But have you heard of a congregation of crocodiles, or a battery of barracudas? How about a fever of stingrays or a raft of sea otters? Within the pages of this book are a boldly illustrated collection of less popular and sometimes more quirky ones—from a knot of frogs to a run of salmon, and beyond.

Reviews

"Readers will enjoy puzzling out how the pictures and collective nouns experiment with meaning in both literal and figurative senses." — Publishers Weekly

Author Biography

PatrickGeorge is an independent publisher that offers a full range of graphic design and illustration services. By focusing on unique designs and bold illustrations, they aim to produce books for kids that are witty and educational, colorful and accessible, challenging and stimulating, and—perhaps most importantly—fun.