7 Great Kids Picture Books for Shark Week!

Here are some of my favorite Sharky books to celebrate shark week! Nothing to be scared of, just some fin-tastic fun!

Nugget and Fang
Author: Tammi Sauer
Illustrator: Michael Slack

One of my very favorite pictures books! I’m a fan of Tammi Sauers writing and also of Michael Slack’s colorful, quirky and fun art. Nugget the minnow and Fang the shark’s friendship is tested when Nugget learns that sharks eat minnows and also that he is apparently delicious. 


Flip & Fin: Super Sharks to the Rescue!
Author: Timothy Gill
Illustrator: Neil Numberman

Faster than a sailfish, tougher than a clamshell! Flip and Fin the sand tiger shark twins save the coastline from a nefarious foreign object just like their favorite TV superheroes!


Shawn Loves Sharks
Author: Curtis Manley
Illustrator: Tracy Subisak

Shark loves sharks, but isn’t too crazy about Stacy. It’s Predator Day at school and she just got assigned the great white shark. Shawn’s favorite animal. And what did Shawn get assigned?


Shark Lady
Author: Jess Keating
Illustrator: Marta Alvarez Miguens

The true story of scientist Eugenie Clark, who believed sharks were beautiful, misunderstood creatures. I share that view with Eugenie. A great story packed with fun shark facts!


I’m a Shark!
Author & Illustrator: Bob Shea 

I love Bob Shea’s sense of humor. I’m a Shark explores how cool it is to be a shark and how they aren’t afraid of anything. Well, almost. I won’t mention it here because it would be too scary.


Shark vs Train
Author: Chris Barton
Illustrator: Tom Lichtenheld

A little healthy competition is good for everyone, right? What about when Shark and Train compete in pie eating, piano playing and burping? Who will win?


Clark the Shark
Author: Bruce Hale
Illustrator: Guy Francis

Clark is super-excited about school and most things, really. His zeal gets to be a little much to endure for his new schoolmate and his teacher Mrs Inkydink swims in to help him relax a bit.