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An Interview With Children’s Book Author Lance Olsen

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Lance Olsen is the author of the Sharky Marky and The Big Race(2014), Sharky Marky and the Scavenger Hunt: An Alphabetic Adventure (2015), and Sharky Marky and the Supermarket Sweep (2017). Early in his career Lance found himself in Hollywood where he would go on to executive produce two feature films: King Cobra (1999) and Pinata Survival Island (2002). After ... Read More »

Review: Sharky Marky and the Scavenger Hunt by Lance Olsen ★★★★

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Sharky Marky and the Scavenger Hunt (An Alphabetic Adventure) finds Sharky Marky in a car race as he races to find different items in a scavenger hunt, each corresponding to a letter in the alphabet. Written in rhyming verse, it’s a sweet, good-natured children’s book with colorful and detailed illustrations. Like Sharky Marky and the Big Race, Scavenger Hunt begins ... Read More »

Review: Sharky Marky and the Big Race by Lance Olsen

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★★★★½ Sharky Marky and the Big Race is a fun children’s book for ages 3-5 about a racecar-driving shark as he races against a collection of sea creatures. The book teaches counting, as the child is entertainingly instructed to count down from ten for every car Sharky Marky passes. Along the way, a couple participants attempt to derail Sharky Marky ... Read More »