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A Unicorn, a Dinosaur, and a Shark Walk into a Book

A Unicorn, a Dinosaur, and a Shark Walk into a Book

Illustrated by Jonathan Fenske


A Unicorn, a Dinosaur, and a Shark Walk into a Book

About the Book

From the comedic mind of Jonathan Fenske, Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor-winning creator of A Pig, a Fox, and a Box, comes a hilarious picture book about what happens when a unicorn, a dinosaur, and a shark "walk" into a book. Fenske's appealing illustration style and clever text make this intriguing book a must-have for every young reader's shelf.

Absurdity abounds in this funny picture book that tries to tell the tale of a unicorn, a dinosaur, and a shark.
While the narrator insists that the characters are in the best book ever, they are all less than impressed, and won't cooperate with the storyteller's cues. Can the narrator find a way to convince them to stick around, or will the creatures choose to skedaddle off the page? 
Perfect for fans of The Book with No Pictures and Kevin the Unicorn: It's Not All Rainbows!

Product Details

On sale: March 21, 2023
Age: 4-8 years
Grade: Preschool - 3
Page count: 32 Pages
ISBN: 9780593519479
Reading level: Lexile: AD460L | Fountas/Pinnell: K

Author Bio

Jonathan Fenske (he/him) is the Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor-winning author and illustrator of easy readers like A Pig, a Fox, and a Box; A Pig, a Fox, and a Fox (a Junior Library Guild Gold Standard selection); We Need More Nuts!; I Will Race You Through This Book!; and more. He is also the author-illustrator of the picture books After Squidnight (a Junior Library Guild Gold Standard selection) and Something Stinks! He lives in Simpsonville, South Carolina. You can visit Jonathan Fenske online at JonathanFenske.com.


"...a fantastically funny picture book...(the) characters will quickly become a staple for teachers and librarians everywhere." —Kirkus Reviews

"Alongside a now-familiar cartoon art style that holds much appeal for early readers, all-dialogue text by Fenske...drives the pace quickly."Publishers Weekly

"...this triad of cantankerous creatures is absurdly funny, and their grouchy rebuttals to the narrator’s every request strongly echo a familiar push and pull between kids who want to do their own thing and adults who would rather the youngsters get in line." —BCCB