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What If the Shark Wears Tennis Shoes?

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Help your toddler see nighttime fears in a different light through the charming humor of Winifred Morris as he chronicles a young boy’s interpretation of his evening fright.

It’s time for bed, but Stephen’s undying fear of a shark that will climb all the way up the stairs and into his bedroom to eat him is keeping him awake.

After his mom tucks him in, Stephen’s nightmare materializes in the form of a shark in snazzy sneakers showing up in his room. Trying to get the shark to leave him alone, Stephen proposes numerous other options that the shark could indulge in.

“Morris’s playfully absurd look at nighttime fears may help some children put theirs in perspective. A fresh, funny reworking of the familiar ‘nighttime anxieties overcome’ theme.” — Publishers Weekly