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Shark vs. train

Author: Chris Barton; Tom Lichtenheld
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Primary school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A shark and a train compete in a series of contests on a seesaw, in hot air balloons, bowling, shooting baskets, playing hide-and-seek, and more, as two boys play.
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Genre/Form: Picture books for children
Picture books
Children's picture books
Novels
Fiction
Juvenile works
Children's stories
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Barton; Tom Lichtenheld
ISBN: 9780316007627 0316007625 9780329860233 0329860232 9780316182577 0316182575
OCLC Number: 349248319
Awards: School Library Journal Best Books, 2010.
A Junior Library Guild selection
School Library Journal's Best Books, 2010.
Target Audience: PreSchool-Grade 2 (SLJ).; Preschool.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Other Titles: Shark versus train
Responsibility: by Chris Barton & [illustrations by] Tom Lichtenheld.

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New York Times BestsellerParent's Choice Silver HonorA Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year "Barton's imaginative and wacky scenarios are knocked home by Lichtenheld's ferociously funny artwork and Read more...

 
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The kids will love this book!

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2010-03-04) Excellent Permalink

Two boys are playing with a toy each and we are given many opportunities to find which is better - the train or the shark.  Which is better in the ocean..., on the railroad tracks..., having a burping contest..., playing ping pong - you get the point.  The pictures are great fun and just...
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