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Come join us in welcoming author, speaker and song-and-dance man Bruce Hale! He's coming to Hicklebee's and bringing along his Clark the Shark books, just in time for Shark Week. We promise chit chat, an activity or two and maybe even a song. Jump in and don't worry, the water's fine!
Who is Clark the Shark?
Clark is a shark with zing, bang, and BOOM. Clark zooms into school, crashes through the classroom, and is rowdy at recess. Clark loves life—but when his enthusiasm is too much for his friends, Clark's teacher, Mrs. Inkydink, helps him figure out a way to tone it down.
Clark the Shark celebrates boisterous enthusiasm—and knowing when it's time for indoor voices!
Bruce Hale has written and/or illustrated over thirty-five books for kids, and is the author of Clark the Shark; Clark the Shark Dares to Share; the award-winning Chet Gecko Mysteries series; Snoring Beauty, one of Oprah’s Recommended Reads for Kids; and the School for S.P.I.E.S. series. In his free time, Bruce enjoys hiking, watching movies, and making music. He lives in Santa Barbara, California, with his wife, dog, and many hats. Browse the rest of his book here.
“Clark loves everything about his life at Theodore Roosterfish Elementary, but his supersize enthusiasm is hard for the other fish to handle... The full-color artwork in a cartoon style is pleasant and fun.”
— School Library Journal