The Great Shark Escape - Jennifer Johnston - Books - Scholastic - 9780439204217 - September 1, 2001
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The Great Shark Escape

Jennifer Johnston

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The Great Shark Escape

Brief Description: A class trip to the aquarium winds up in the depths of the ocean as Ms. Frizzle's class must escape the jaws of a great white shark! During their adventure, Ms. Frizzle teaches the class about different shark species, including the goblin shark, angel shark, whale shark, and others. Illustrations. Jacket Description/Back: Hi, I'm Arnold. I'm one of the kids in Ms. Frizzle's class. I knew we were in deep when Ms. Frizzle announced our unit on ocean life, and I was right. On our field trip, we ended up underwater and face-to-face with all kinds of sharks, from great whites to goblin sharks. Then, when things got scary and we were really swimming in trouble, you'd never guess who helped us make the GREAT SHARK ESCAPE!Brief Description: What starts as a class trip to the aquarium ends in the depths of the ocean, where the class has to escape from the jaws of a great white shark. Ms. Frizzle teaches the class about different shark species, including the goblin shark, angel shark, and the enormous whale shark. Illustrations. Brief Description: Statement of responsibility from t.p. verso. Brief Description: "Based on the Magic School Bus books written by Joanna Cole and illustrated by Bruce Degen"--T.p. verso. Brief Description: On a field trip to an aquarium with Miss Frizzle and her science class, Arnold not only overcomes his fear of sea animals but also becomes the hero of the day. Biographical Note: Joanna Cole and Bruce Degen, the author and illustrator of the Magic School Bus books, have collaborated for twenty years, bringing humor and true kidlike curiosity to science and learning. Booklist heralded Ms. Frizzle as "the wackiest, wisest teacher in picture books." Two MSB titles have been named School Library Journal Best Books of the Year, and they have won countless state book awards, from New York to Nebraska. Marc Notes: Based on the Magic School Bus books written by Joanna Cole and illustrated by Bruce Degen--T.p. verso.; On a field trip to an aquarium with Miss Frizzle and her science class, Arnold not only overcomes his fear of sea animals but also becomes the hero of the day. Review Citations:

Ingram Children's Advance 07/01/2001 pg. 55 (EAN 9780439204217, Paperback)

Contributor Bio:  Johnston, Jennifer Jennifer Johnston is a preeminent voice of contemporary Irish fiction. Her long list of accolades includes the Whitbread Literary Award for "The Old Jest", the Evening Standard Award for Best First Novel for "The Captains and the Kings", and a Man Booker Prize shortlist mention for "Shadows on Our Skin". Her recent "Foolish Mortals" was shortlisted for the Irish Book of the Decade by the Bord Gais Energy Irish Book Awards. Johnston has authored seventeen novels and five plays. She lives outside Derry, Northern Ireland. Contributor Bio:  Enik, Ted Ted Enik has illustrated "Love and Kisses, Eloise" and books based on "The Magic School Bus." He lives in New York City.

Media Books     Paperback Book   (Book with soft cover and glued back)
Released September 1, 2001
ISBN13 9780439204217
Publishers Scholastic
Pages 86
Dimensions 134 × 193 × 7 mm   ·   68 g

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