The Shark King

By R. Kikuo Johnson

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ISBN
978-1-935179-16-0
Publisher
Toon Candlewick


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Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on July 1, 2012  |  Fiction

Part graphic novel, part myth, and part beginning reader, the story tells of the Shark King, a shape shifter who falls in love with and marries a mortal woman. On the night before the birth of their son, Nanaue, the woman learns of her husband's true identity when he returns to the sea, insisting that he must leave in order to protect their child. As pr...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2012

Part graphic novel, part myth, and part beginning reader, the story tells of the Shark King, who has a son with a mortal wo...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Junior Library Guild

Reviewed on April 1, 2012

Set on the lush beaches of ancient Hawaii, the stirring, mythic story is grounded with detailed depictions of the villagers’ struggles to survive. Nanaue is a lovabl...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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