A funny picture book from the talented illustrator and writer Nick Sharratt, following Timothy Pope on a trip through the park. Is that really a shark he can see? Turn the page and find out... ... by the razor sharp Nick Sharratt... this crafty interactive picture book is 100% bliss and very toothsome indeed... The very young will enjoy all the changes of perspective and the jokes... A book that will have them squealing with delight", Guardian Nick Sharratt's happy backgrounds, in their familiar bold colours, offset this most simple of jokes, which allows even the youngest child to feel that he or she has outwitted the story." - Julia Eccleshare, Guardian The hole in the page in SHARK IN THE PARK is the best use of this apparently simple device since PEEPO! by Janet and Allan Ahlberg. Sharratt's upbeat illustrations and rhyming, rhthymical text... Simple and satisfying, with audience participation guaranteed" - Jill Slotover, Financial Times Bliss! will be the reaction from Sharratt s many young fans- 15 pages of crisp design, nifty cut-outs, visual thrills and a pacy tale of what a little boy sees through his telescope. - Sally Williams, Independent on Sunday
Nick Sharratt has written and illustrated many books for children and won numerous awards for his picture books, including the Sheffield Children's Book Award and the 2001 Children's Book Award. He has also enjoyed great success illustrating Jacqueline Wilson books. Nick lives in Brighton.