Virtual Visit Webinar: Nick Sharratt, author and illustrator of Oh No! Shark in the Snow!

Book a 45-minute school Zoom with author and illustrator Nick Sharratt on Friday 3 December at 10:30 AM. Register with your email to get the link.

About the book:

A FIN-TASTIC new festive story in this bestselling series! 'Timothy Pope, Timothy Pope looks again through his telescope. As snowflakes fall without a sound, he looks left, he looks right, he looks all around.' Wait, is that a SHARK? Turn the page to find out, if you dare... With its funny rhyming text, die-cut holes to peep through, this jawesome adventure is the perfect way to say Snappy Christmas!

Author/Illustrator fact file:

Nick Sharratt has written and illustrated many books for children including Shark in the Park, You Choose, and Pants. He has won numerous awards for his picture books, including the Sheffield Children's Book Award and the 2001 Children's Book Award. He has also enjoyed stellar success illustrating Jacqueline Wilson's books. Nick lives in Brighton.

What to expect during the 45-minute Virtual Visit:

  • Be the very first audience to hear Nick read his funny, festive story
  • Discover lots of interesting things about the Shark in the Park series 
  • Drawing the most amazing pictures! For the drawing activities, six sheets of A4 paper per child are suggested, plus a dark felt-tip pen or a pencil.
  • Send in your pupils' questions to [email protected] with 'Nick Sharratt' in the subject line - the more unusual the better

Get prepared:

  • Download the free extract, activity pack and create a telescope with a rolled-up piece of paper so you can join in the actions
  • Send in pupils' questions  
  • Install Zoom on your computer and have pens and paper ready for the event
  • Look out for emails from Puffin Schools (check your promotions and junk boxes) in the lead up to the event
  • Get a copy of the book from your local independent bookshop via bookshop.org 
  • Share photos of your class watching by tweeting @PuffinBooks #VirtualVisits 

Sign up to register your class or school to join Nick Sharratt’s virtual visit on 3rd December and to get emails from Puffin Schools with the Zoom link for the virtual visit, information to help you plan for the event and event reminders.

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