ABOUT THIS BOOK
PUBLICATION DATE: October 27, 2020
Sharky McShark and the Teensy Wee Crab
By (author) Alison Murray
Sharky McShark is the meanest, most fearsome creature in the ocean. When she’s around, the clownfish clear out, the flatfish flee, and even the rocks get out of her way. Sharky is the biggest bully in the sea. She has no friends and doesn’t want any.But then one day – with a plink! plank! plonk! – a teensy wee crab comes tumbling into her world . . .A fun-filled undersea story exploring bullying, friendship and the true meaning of courage, based on Aesop’s classic fable, The Lion and the Mouse.
Alison Murray grew up in Lanarkshire near Glasgow and studied Textile Design at Glasgow School of Art. After graduating she moved to London and did a variety of jobs, including working as a bookseller and rug designer, before completing a MA in Design for Interactive Media at Middlesex University. Having co-founded a successful interactive media company, Alison moved back to Scotland where she now works as a full-time illustrator. She has a string of successful picture books to her name, including Hare and Tortoise and Apple Pie ABC, both shortlisted for the Scottish Children’s Book Awards, and Dino Duckling. Alison lives in Glasgow with her husband and their dog.