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Author Mahy, Margaret.

Title The great white man-eating shark : a cautionary tale / Margaret Mahy ; drawings by Jonathan Allen
Published London : Dent, 1989


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Description 25 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Summary Greedy to have the cove where he swims all to himself, Norvin, who looks a bit like a shark, pretends to be one, scaring off the other swimmers and leaving him in happy aquatic solitude, until he is discovered by an amorous female shark
Analysis Children's stories in English New Zealand writers 1907- Texts
Humour Fiction
Notes A picture story book for children by a New Zealander
Audience For 6-9 year old children
Subject Deception -- Juvenile fiction.
Shark attacks -- Juvenile fiction.
Greed -- Fiction.
Sharks -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Fiction.
Picture books.
Author Allen, Jonathan, 1957-
LC no. zbn90015854
ISBN 046007038X (hbk.)