About the Book and Author
This picture book for young children contains a fun festive story, set rather usually in an ocean. The story is told in verse with bright full-page colour illustrations by Sophie Corrigan. Our young reviewer thinks it is GREAT!
It is published by Bloomsbury.
Deep beneath the shimmering blue sea, it’s almost Christmas Eve, and Shelly the shark is VERY excited. She puts on her Santa suit and turns her cave into a festive Christmas grotto. Then she waits for all the little fishes to come in.
They seem strangely reluctant . . . But Sid the squid thinks all his Christmases have come at once! Will Sid get taken in by Shark’s Santa disguise – or will he be in for a big surprise?
This is about a shark. She pretended to be Santa, then a squid named Sid visited. He screamed!
The shark cried and I felt sorry for Shelly because she was sad and she said she wouldn’t eat Sid.
This was GREAT!
Ollie’s Mum says: Ollie loved Santa Jaws. We’ve read it for his bedtime story quite a few times now
If you would would like to buy a copy of the book we invite you to order it from an independent book shop. If you don’t know where your closest shop is you can search here
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Alternatively, we suggest that you visit your local library and request to borrow a copy from a friendly librarian, if you cannot find the book on its shelves.
Either way, we hope you enjoy being part of your unique community – happy reading everyone!
- Name: Ollie
- Age: 4 years
- Likes: dinosaurs, vehicles and outdoor adventures
- Dislikes: tomatoes and thunderstorms
- Favourite Book: Diggersaurs by Michael Whaite
- Favourite Film: The Good Dinosaur
- Favourite Song: You’re Welcome (from Moana)