Aaron Reynolds, Dan Santat

Language: English

Pages: 40

ISBN: 0811866904

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

The lion is king of the jungle!
The great white shark is sovereign of the seas!
The timber wolf is emperor of the forests!

But . . . it's lonely at the top of the food chain. It's difficult to fit in when plant eaters can be so cruel—just because you ate a relative of theirs that one time! What's a carnivore to do? Aaron Reynolds's roaringly funny text is perfectly paired with Dan Santat's mouthwatering illustrations, creating a toothsome book that's sure to stand out from the herd.





















honors from the Art Center College of Design. He lives in Southern California with his wife, two kids, a rabbit, a bird, and one cat.

little girls. That “Little Red Riding Hood” story is very misleading. The bunny rabbits always say, “Quit sneaking up on me!” But he’s not sneaking. He’s merely a very quiet walker. With vicious fangs. And scary eyes. He can’t help it. So it was just a matter of time before the lion, the great white shark, and the timber wolf started hanging out. Because even carnivores need to share their feelings. At their first get-together, the timber wolf came up with an idea that might solve

while shark came up with a fabulous new idea: “NEW OUTFITS! we’ll blend right in!” At first, the lion’s antelope disguise worked out terrific. Everyone treated him so nicely. But when the other antelopes smelled his zebra breath, it was all over. The great white shark blended right in with the dolphins. Nobody suspected him of being bloodthisrty at all . . . until all the dolphins disappeared. And the timber wolf kept drooling on all the other bunnies. The disguise idea was a

just what I do.” “I’M NOT BAD,” whispered the lion. “I’M A CARNIVORE,” confessed the great white shark. “EATING MEAT IS JUST WHAT I DO!” declared the timber wolf. The wise old owl was BRILLIANT! It turned out he was also DELICIOUS. These days, things are different. The lion doesn’t dread going to the watering hole anymore. When the zebras give him nasty looks, he smiles his friendliest smile . . . and eats them. The great white shark feels much better about gobbling

Private Eye graphic novel series. Though Aaron spent six years as a vegetarian, he is now a committed carnivore. Among many other meats, he has eaten emu, ostrich, alligator, kangaroo, buffalo, and octopus. Aaron has never eaten a wise old owl, but imagines it tastes just like chicken. He lives in Chicago. DAN SANTAT is the illustrator of such acclaimed works as Oh No! and The Adventures of Nanny Piggins. He is also the creator of Disney’s animated hit, “The Replacements.” Dan graduated with

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